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e.g. principle, consideration, jurisdiction
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intervening cause noun


something that happens between the first event in a sequence and the end result, and in so doing changes the natural course of events that might have connected a wrongful act to an injury or loss.
The intervening cause breaks the chain of causation between the defendant and claimant.

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