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TORTS CH 6

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THE DEFENDANT'S ACTIONS ARE THE NEAREST CAUSE OF THE PLAINTIFF'S INJURIES PROXIMATE CAUSE
THE PARTICULAR CAUSE THAT PRODUCES AN EVENT AND WITHOUT WHICH THE EVENT WOULD NOT HAVE OCCURRED CAUSE IN FACT
IF THE COMPLAINED-OF ACT HAD NOT OCCURRED, NO INJURY WOULD HAVE RESULTED BUT-FOR TEST
STANDARD FOR ASSESSING THE WEIGHT OF THE EVIDENCE BURDEN OF PROOF
A MATERIAL AND ACTIVE CONTRIBUTING ACTIVITY OR EVENT THAT LED TO THE PLAINTIFF'S INJURIES OR DAMAGES SUBSTANTIAL FACTOR
TO MAKE LESS SEVERE OR INTENSE MITIGATE
A PERSON WHO IS PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE OR SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE OR INJURY AS A RESULT OF A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION OR WEAKNESS THAT AFFLICTS A PARTICULAR PERSON EGGSHELL SKULL
AN INDEPENDENT CAUSE THAT INTERVENES BETWEEN THE ORIGINAL WRONGFUL ACT OR OMISSION AND THE INJURY, TURNS ASIDE THE NATURAL SEQUENCE OF EVENTS, AND PRODUCES A RESULT THAT WOULD NOT OTHERWISE HAVE FOLLOWED AND THAT COULD NOT HAVE REASONABLY BEEN ANTICIPATED INTERVENING CAUSE
TO SET ASIDE, RENDER UNNECESSARY, SUSPEND OR STAY SUPERSEDE
AN ACT OCCASIONED EXCLUSIVELY BY FORCES OF NATURE WITHOUT THE INTERFERENCE OF ANY HUMAN AGENCY ACT OF GOD
AN ACT THAT ACTIVELY OPERATES IN PRODUCING HARM TO ANOTHER AFTER AN ACTOR'S NEGLIGENT ACT OR OMISSION INTERVENING FORCE
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