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question of fact

noun
1.
a question concerning the reality of an alleged event or circumstance in a trial by jury, usually determined by the jury.
Compare question of law.
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Examples for question of fact
  • Whether a doctor acted negligently is a question of fact to be determined by a jury.
  • Whether the above statutes apply to a given situation will be a question of fact in each instance.
  • Whether it would be futile is a question of fact, so summary judgment on this claim is denied.
  • Breach of a legal duty is generally a question of fact for the jury.
  • If an ambiguity exists, there is a question of fact as to the contract's meaning.

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