foreseeability

noun
fore·see·abil·i·ty | \fōr-ˌsē-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē \

Legal Definition of foreseeability 

1 : the quality or state of being foreseeable reasonable foreseeability of probable consequencesGerwin v. Southeastern Cal. Ass'n of Seventh Day Adventists, 14 Cal. App. 3d 209 (1971)

2 : the doctrine especially of tort and contract law that liability is limited to losses that are foreseeable — see also Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.

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