Competent Evidence

Competent Evidence

Information that proves a point at issue in a lawsuit.

Competent evidence is admissible evidence in contrast to incompetent or inadmissible evidence.

Cross-references

Evidence.

References in classic literature ?
Some malicious persons it is true deny the identity of this reputable character with the Evangelist of old times, and even pretend to bring competent evidence of an imposture.
The [state] has failed to show by competent evidence that any terrorists actually have infiltrated the refugee program, much less that these particular refugees are terrorists intent on causing harm.
th] District Judge Janelle Haverkamp to dismiss the claims for $8 million in lost profits after proving that the plaintiffs' produced no competent evidence to support the claims.
The court, however, found that the county assessor's valuation was competent evidence of the fair market value.
Because the Superintendent did not err in making credibility determinations and the Superintendent's factual findings are supported by competent evidence in the record, the Supreme Court, as it must when dealing with an appeal, deferred to the Superintendent's findings.
Green Guides," touting a central message that companies claiming their products deliver environmental benefits will need to have reliable, competent evidence to support those claims.
The court held, inter alia, that the Estate failed to present competent evidence to show that the decedent fell on or down the hospital's steps, let alone that he did so because of any defective condition on the stairs but that, rather than falling on the stairs, the decedent fell on a public sidewalk adjacent to the hospital's stairs.
In its verdict, the judge ruled the public prosecutor had failed to present sufficient and competent evidence to substantiate the charges leveled against the defendant.
I would suggest that an effective method of evaluating ourselves as competent evidence based practitioners is the use of essential competencies for EBP in nursing.
29) The court held that substantial competent evidence showed the materials at issue were work product under the proper legal standard, and no competent evidence showed otherwise.
Nevertheless, Bagwell was effectively "convicted" of using steroids without a scintilla of competent evidence to support that verdict.
The court held, inter alia, that the plaintiffs presented sufficient competent evidence through Dr.