Damaged goods

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DAMAGED GOODS. In the language of the customs, are goods subject to duties, which have received some injury either in the voyage home, or while bonded in warehouses. See Abatement, merc. law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In some recent high-profile cases, judges have tended not to believe testimonies of those seen as damaged goods or liars.
The cost of the damaged goods was officially estimated to be between Dh15 million and Dh20 million.
Moreover, although the presumption under Article (275) of UAE Maritime Commercial Law is that the carrier shall be responsible for loss or damage sustained by the goods during the period from the time he takes delivery of the goods at the port of loading to the time he delivers the same to the person having the right to them at the port of discharge, Article 281 of the said Law requires the recipient of the damaged goods to give a written notice to the carrier or his representative at the port of discharge before or during delivery of the damaged goods.
According to the initial investigation, short circuit has been reported as the cause of blaze that damaged goods worth million of rupees whereas no loss of life has been reported.
Ferguson assured Wenger that Welbeck was not damaged goods and that the striker had both the talent and the temperament to become a top striker at the Emirates.
Now, Barcelona believes that they could get him for 50 million Pounds as he is 'damaged goods' and unable to play until the end of October.
Both Statham and the nun are damaged goods, which probably explains why they are attracted to each other.
If in-flight duty-free shopping is scrapped, think of all the saved inventory costs,goods handling costs, damaged goods write-off , the administrative expenses of managing it, printing the duty-free magazine, etc, etc.
Sathi Ishaque after several hearings has ordered the respondents to pay the damages to the tune of $61,000 to the foreign buyer for shipping rejected and damaged goods. SCC Sindh, Balochistan had received complaint of fraud and breach of contract by the owner of a textile firm by D.
The device is ideal for replacing broken pallets, switching to or from in-house/shipping pallets, transferring loads to slip sheets, and replacing damaged goods at the bottom of a load without manual restacking.
Even tough guys like me don't want to deal with damaged goods.