producing cause

producing cause
producing cause see cause 1

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • producing cause — Respecting broker s commission, is act which, continuing in unbroken chain of cause and effect, produces result. Schebesta v. Stewart, Tex.Civ. App., 37 S.W.2d 781, 786. A producing cause of an employee s death for which compensation is sought is …   Black's law 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

  • cause — noun (Lat. causa.) 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… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Cause — • Cause, as the correlative of effect, is understood as being that which in any way gives existence to, or contributes towards the existence of, any thing; which produces a result; to which the origin of any thing is to be ascribed Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cause — [kôz] n. [ME < OFr < L causa, a cause, reason, judicial process, lawsuit: infl. (in CAUSE senses 4 & 5) by CASE1] 1. anything producing an effect or result 2. a person or thing acting voluntarily or involuntarily as the agent that brings… …   English World dictionary

  • CAUSE AND EFFECT — Divergent conceptions of the relation between cause and effect (or agent and act) can be found throughout Jewish religious and non religious literature from ancient times to the present. Indeed, this relation clearly underlies many of the most… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Producing — Produce Pro*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Produced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Producing}.] [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • producing — pro·duce || prÉ‘ duːs ,prəʊ /prÉ’ djuːs n. product, output; harvest, total agricultural product; crops, yield v. manufacture; publicize (a film); present; cultivate; give birth (animals); cause …   English contemporary dictionary

  • producing — Bring about; to cause to happen or take place, as an effect or result. Strong v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co., Tex.Civ.App., 170 S.W.2d 786, 788 …   Black's law dictionary

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