at fault

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For instance, New York provides for several liability only for noneconomic loss such as pain and suffering it the defendant is less than 50% at fault.
Lawsuits over automobile accidents, where frequently both drivers were somewhat at fault, are forums where the tendency to lie is particularly strong.