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Close Enough for Recovery: Understanding Proximate Cause

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Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you think: “This would have never happened were it not for what happened before!” Sound familiar? That notion–that an event separated in time and distance from an initial act can still be considered a primary cause for harm or loss–is what is meant by the term, “proximate cause”. Under Missouri law, it is possible to recover for harms and losses resulting from proximate cause. Read more…