concurrent cause

concurrent cause

noun a second legal basis, accompanying legal basis, additional legal basis, another legal basis, another legal basis in concert, coexistent legal basis, coexisting legal basis, coincident legal basis, coinstantaaeous legal basis, concomitant legal basis, contemporaneeus legal basis
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The Florida Supreme Court ruled on 12/01/2016 that insurance companies should not deny coverage for property damage just because it had more than one concurrent cause, as long as the policy covers one of the causes.
The concurrent cause rule basically holds that if two or more events cause a loss, with one being excluded under the policy terms and the other(s) being covered, the policy should provide coverage for the loss.
He conceded that depression places people at risk of suicide and even violent behavior, but he asked the jury to consider "whether there was a biological trigger that was a concurrent cause of the tragedy.
Finally, it is important to note that many policies now contain an "anticoncurrent" clause that can override any application of the concurrent cause rule.
From what I've read, it sounds as if the judge put State Farm in a box with his [previous] ruling against the concurrent cause language.
Henry Boot v Malmaison [1999] 70 ConLR 32 - It was agreed between the parties in this case that if there are two concurrent causes of delay, one of which is a relevant event, then the contractor is entitled to an extension of time for the delay caused by the relevant event, provided it can be shown to have caused a critical delay.
He advances what he describes as a "much more exact science" that can provide "unimpeachable" testimony for causes-in-fact, concurrent causes, breach of warranty, design defects, and other issues in organizational liability litigation through forensic business pathology.
For this reason, it is imperative to distinguish this condition from other underlying or concurrent causes of anaemia that may warrant treatment.
The issue of treating concurrent causes of pelvic pain makes it appealing," Dr.
A concurrent causation instruction is warranted when "there is evidence that the injury may have been produced by two or more concurrent causes.
On plaintiffs' motion to determine insurance coverage, the motions judge found that there were two concurrent causes of the accident: (1) the negligent clean-up of the work site and (2) the careless operation of the vehicle.
In Rethinking AIDS, Robert Root-Bernstein, an associate professor of physiology at Michigan State University, argues that AIDS "is not caused by a simple HIV infection but is a syndrome requiring multiple, concurrent causes of immune suppression.

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