Definition of Proximate cause:
Active, direct, and efficient cause of loss in insurance that sets in motion an unbroken chain of events which bring about damage, destruction, or injury without the intervention of a new and independent force. Also called direct cause.
How to use Proximate cause in a sentence?
- If something happens at your workplace that forces you into a proximate cause without insurance you must be very careful that nothing else bad happens.
- The proximate cause may be unknown but it can have big repercussions to your business and its long term future.
- The doctors proximate cause case was finally due to be seen before the grand jury, but overcome with nervousness, he jumped out the bathroom window.
Meaning of Proximate cause & Proximate cause Definition