Direct And Proximate Cause

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Definition: Direct And Proximate Cause




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Dictionary Definition


n. the immediate reason damage was caused by an act or omission (negligence); the negligence must have caused the damages, without the intervention of another party, and can- not be remote in time or place. Example (in a complaint): “Defendant’s negligent acts (speeding and losing control of his vehicle) directly and proximately caused the plaintiff’s injuries.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Direct And Proximate Cause are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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