producing cause

Definition of "producing cause"
  1. A factor, action, procedure, or occurrence that initiates an effect or injury, without which the effect or injury would not have taken place
How to use "producing cause" in a sentence
  1. The judge determined that the plaintiff's reckless driving was the producing cause of the accident.
  2. In the lawsuit, the defendant argued that the plaintiff failed to establish a producing cause of their alleged damages.
  3. During the trial, the defendant disputed the plaintiff's claim that their product was the producing cause of the injuries.

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