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Unformatted text preview: Rule: For there to be proximate cause, there plaintiff must have been reasonably able to foresee, such an incident would occur Rational: Without proximate cause, holding another liable for something they could not reasonable foresee is not something the courts want to do. It doesnt deter people from doing things if they are unable to foresee that they could be punished for doing so. Holding: Broad: If it is unreasonable to foresee that doing something would lead to something bad/other thing to happen, then there is no proximate cause. Narrow: Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences: Dissent: states that it should be given to the jury, not for the courts to decide if that was not already a proximate cause....
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- Fall '11