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having a defect or defects

lacking an essential element

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having a defect

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markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior

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not working properly

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In a recent case, Jill Sikkelee claimed that her husband, David, was killed because the engine of the Cessna aircraft he was piloting was defectively designed.
Supreme Court's recent decision that generic drug manufacturers are not liable for defectively designed drugs will have little impact on the price and availability of coverage provided by product liability insurers, say insurance brokers.
2010-36 provides a safe harbor for costs of replacing certain defectively manufactured drywall associated with corrosive damage to residential wiring, plumbing, heating and cooling systems, and household appliances (see "Tax Relief for Homeowners With Corrosive Drywall," JofA, April 2011, page 45).
But even if the Bartlett award was upheld, she points out that the appeals court noted that many state courts refuse to review claims that FDA-approved drugs are defectively designed.
jury agreed that the metal-on-metal implant was defectively designed, depositing metal fragments in the body tissue causing metal poisoning and other health problems.
The Shareholders who have validly tendered (or defectively tendered provided that such defect has been waived by the Offeror) and transferred (geleverd) their Shares for acceptance to the Offeror during the Post Closing Acceptance Period will receive the Offer Price in respect of each Tendered Share on Monday, March 4th, 2013.
melt away, where the insatiable changes to defectively lovely and tiny
Old English then thanked Smith for its warning by suing them for poor workmanship and agreeing to install the defectively designed roadway.
7 Due to vitamin D deficiency newly formed bone matrix is defectively mineralized leading to signs and symp- toms of the disease.
Cecal volvulus occurs in patients with a mobile, defectively fixed right colon, often while they are asleep.
53, Burtea challenges the conventional wisdom that the Mandaic language and its literature were first recorded in the present script, on the grounds that a small number of common words are consistently spelt defectively, seemingly following the orthography of other Aramaic scripts--indicating to him that the Mandaeans must previously have been literate in one of these other scripts before adopting their present script.
Moreover, the scales used in the wet market are also tempered with, to weigh defectively in favour of the sellers.
The plaintiff claimed that the plane's instrument panel was designed defectively for a variety of reasons, including the lack of an indicator light to show a tank as near exhausted.
He asked the universities to vigilantly verify the degrees following the SCs verdict and warned these institutions of dire consequences in case if they attempted to save the parliamentarians defectively.
The World Trade Center was not defectively designed.