cause of injury

cause of injury
That which actually produces it

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • cause of injury — That which actually produces it …   Black's law dictionary

  • injury — in·ju·ry n pl ries [Latin injuria, from injurus injurious, from in not + jur jus right] 1: an act that wrongs or harms another; specif: a violation of a legally protected interest (as the physical or mental well being, property, reputation, or… …   Law dictionary

  • Injury — is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases. Contents 1 Classification 1.1 By cause 1.2 By location 1.3 By activity …   Wikipedia

  • legally contributing cause of injury — Substantial factor in bringing about injury. Farmer v. Central Mut. Ins. Co. of Chicago, 111., 145 Kan. 951, 67 P.2d 511, 514. See also cause proximate cause …   Black's law dictionary

  • legally contributing cause of injury — Substantial factor in bringing about injury. Farmer v. Central Mut. Ins. Co. of Chicago, 111., 145 Kan. 951, 67 P.2d 511, 514. See also cause proximate cause …   Black's law dictionary

  • immediate cause of injury — A phrase often used in defining proximate cause but which itself is incapable of precise definition. Rodgers v Missouri Pacific Railway Co. 75 Kan 222, 88 P 885 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • injury — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ appalling (esp. BrE), bad, catastrophic, devastating, horrendous, major, nasty, serious, severe, terrible …   Collocations dictionary

  • cause — 1 n 1: something that brings about an effect or result the negligent act which was the cause of the plaintiff s injury ◇ The cause of an injury must be proven in both tort and criminal cases. actual cause: cause in fact in this entry but–for… …   Law dictionary

  • Injury prevention — are efforts to prevent or reduce the severity of bodily injuries caused by external mechanisms, such as accidents, before they occur. Injury prevention is a component of safety and public health, and its goal is to improve the health of the… …   Wikipedia

  • injury — 1 Injury, hurt, damage, harm, mischief mean the act or the result of inflicting on a person or thing something that causes loss or pain. Injury is the comprehensive term referable to an act or to a result of that act which involves a violation of …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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