Proximate Cause Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Proximate Cause, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Proximate Cause?

It refers to the act which when performed leads to the injury almost consequently but in form of natural, undependable or uniterrupted form resulting from that act.It means that if that act was not performed, the injury would not have occurred.