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direct cause

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  • direct cause — see cause 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • direct cause — An active and efficient cause, that is, a proximate cause. See proximate cause …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • direct cause — That which sets in motion train of events which brings about result without intervention of any force operating or working actively from new and independent source; or, as one without which the injury would not have happened. Norbeck v. Mutual of …   Black's law dictionary

  • cause — 1 n 1: something that brings about an effect or result the negligent act which was the cause of the plaintiff s injury ◇ The cause of an injury must be proven in both tort and criminal cases. actual cause: cause in fact in this entry but–for… …   Law dictionary

  • direct — di·rect 1 vt 1: to order with authority the testator direct ed that the car go to his niece 2: to order entry of (a verdict) without jury consideration the court direct ed a verdict in favor of the defendant 3: to act …   Law dictionary

  • direct — vb 1 Direct, address, devote, apply are comparable when used reflexively with the meaning to turn or bend one s attention, energies, or abilities to something or when meaning to turn, bend, or point (as one s attention, thoughts, or efforts) to a …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • direct or immediate cause — See proximate cause; direct cause; immediate cause …   Black's law dictionary

  • Cause Mapping — is a problem solving method that draws out, visually, the multiple chains of interconnecting causes that lead to an incident. The method, which breaks problems down specific cause and effect relationships, can be applied to a variety of problems… …   Wikipedia

  • cause, superseding — n. An intervening cause that substantially affects the ultimate outcome of the series of events and breaks the chain of causation between the direct cause and the effect. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks …   Law dictionary

  • CAUSE AND EFFECT — Divergent conceptions of the relation between cause and effect (or agent and act) can be found throughout Jewish religious and non religious literature from ancient times to the present. Indeed, this relation clearly underlies many of the most… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • direct and proximate cause — See direct cause …   Black's law dictionary


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