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Cause

Cause And Causality In American Law, Actual, Concurrent, And Intervening Cause, Proximate, Unforeseeable, And Remote Cause

Each separate antecedent of an event. Something that precedes and brings about an effect or a result. A reason for an action or condition. A ground of a legal action. An agent that brings something about. That which in some manner is accountable for a condition that brings about an effect or that produces a cause for the resultant action or state.

A suit, litigation, or action. Any question, civil or criminal, litigated or contested before a court of justice.

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