- The characteristic of being predictable or anticipated in advance
- A principle in tort and contract law limiting liability to only those losses that could have been reasonably envisioned
- One factor used in deciding negligence cases is the foreseeability of the harm or injury.
- In contract law, foreseeability often determines the extent of liability.
- Foreseeability is key in some lawsuit cases to demonstrate whether the defendant could have reasonably predicted the outcome.