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See also Substantial evidence. Substantial evidence is 'evidence in sufficient quantum to persuade a fair-minded person of the truth of the declared premise.' Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Ctr. v. Holman, 107 Wn.2d 693, 712, 732 P.2d 974 (1987). 

Substantial evidence is more than a scintilla, but the evidence 'need not point entirely in one direction.' Doe v. Binker, 492 A.2d 857, 860 (D.C. 1985). Described differently, substantial evidence is that which forms 'an adequate basis for a reasoned judgment.' Romer, 449 A.2d at 1100. While the plaintiff need not prove damages to a mathematical certainty, the court must have a reasonable basis upon which to estimate the damages. Wood, 859 F.2d at 1493; Spar v. Obwoya, 369 A.2d 173, 180 (D.C. 1977). 

''When a finding of fact is attacked on the ground that there is not any substantial evidence to sustain it, the power of an appellate court begins and ends with the determination as to whether there is any substantial evidence contradicted or uncontradicted which will support the finding of fact.' (Primm v. Primm (1956) 46 Cal.2d 690, 693 [299 P.2d 231]; Estate of Bristol (1943) 23 Cal.2d 221, ...

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