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n. a decision on a fact made by a jury in its verdict and which the judge has requested the jury to determine as part of its deliberations. Often the judge gives a jury a list of decisions on findings of fact to be made to help the jurors focus on the issues. Example: Findings: Was defendant exceeding the speed limit?--yes; Was Defendant negligent?--yes; If Defendant was negligent, was the negligence a proximate cause of damages to defendant?--yes; and so forth. (See: special verdict)

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Radiological evaluations reveal no specific finding of BG; however, the findings are frequently observed unilaterally and located in the upper lobes.
ItAaAeAeAEs the most specific finding to date about physical damage, showi that whatever it was that harmed the Americans, it led to perceptible changes in their brains.
And, my reports always look about the same, and clinicians know where to look in my report for a specific finding they may be interested in.
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While future articles will delve into specific finding related to each stage of clinical trials, the initial article reviews findings related to the current state of trial quality.
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Gornik says she was concerned about one specific finding. Only about two-thirds of the patients in the study were taking statins.
ADAMTS13 activity levels are less than 10% (or less than 5%, depending on the assays used) of normal control in patients with acute TTP.7 A severe deficiency of ADAMTS-13 activity is a specific finding for most patients with a diagnosis of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) but is not present in those with a diagnosis of haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
Pathologist Dr Stephen Leadbeatter said he was not able to express a specific finding in relation to the cause of death.
He said: "In this particular case there is no specific finding that tells you what the cause of death was.
Denett made no specific finding on whether the GSA exemption violates the Small Business Act.
The court held, inter alia, that there was no specific finding or evidence in support of the hospital's assertion that the medication taken caused the claimant to fall asleep.

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