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Which ACT is consiered when an uninterrupted chain of events resulting from a negligent ACT causes a loss?



A. An assumption of risk
B. An intervening cause
C. The proximate cause of loss
D. A matter of strict liability

This question is part of Practise Exam 1
Asked by Aaliyah, Last updated: Jan 15, 2020

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C. Lopez

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Answered May 24, 2019

Proximate cause occurs when there is an unbroken chain of events resulting in a loss or the sufficient cause of loss or damage. Proximate cause is whatever sets off the chain of events that cause a loss, and without it, the injury would not have occurred. The proximate cause of a loss is the primary cause of failure. Without a proximate cause, the event that caused the damage would not have happened. Those who are responsible for the proximate cause can be held liable for the loss incurred....Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 12, 2016

The proximate cause of loss

To establish that one persons actions toward another were negligent and caused injury or damage, the negligent act and the damage must be tied together. If there was no intervening cause and the negligent act led directly to the loss in an unbroken sequence of events, the negligent act was the proximate cause of loss.
 

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