Translation: from english

supervening negligence

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  • supervening negligence — To come within the doctrine of last clear chance or supervening negligence, four conditions must coexist, to wit: (1) the injured party has already come into a position of peril; (2) the injuring party then or thereafter becomes, or in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • supervening negligence — See intervening cause; last clear chance …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • negligence — neg·li·gence / ne gli jəns/ n: failure to exercise the degree of care expected of a person of ordinary prudence in like circumstances in protecting others from a foreseeable and unreasonable risk of harm in a particular situation; also: conduct… …   Law dictionary

  • negligence — The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do. Negligence is the failure… …   Black's law dictionary

  • negligence — The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do. Negligence is the failure… …   Black's law dictionary

  • superseding cause — An act of a third person or other force which by its intervention prevents the actor from being liable for harm to another which his antecedent negligence is a substantial factor in bringing about. Donegan v. Denney, 457 S.W.2d 953, 958. An… …   Black's law dictionary

  • South African contract law — is essentially a modernised version of the Roman Dutch law of contract, [1] which is itself rooted in Roman law. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement entered into by two or more parties with the serious intention of creating a… …   Wikipedia

  • Breaking the chain — English Tort law Part of the common law series Negligence Duty of care Bolam test Breach of duty Causation …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Causation (law) — Causation is the causal relationship between conduct and result. That is to say that causation provides a means of connecting conduct, complete with actus reus, with the the resulting harm or result element. It should be noted that causation is… …   Wikipedia

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

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