natural and probable consequence

noun
natural and prob·​a·​ble con·​se·​quence

Legal Definition of natural and probable consequence

: a consequence that one could reasonably expect to result from an act the injury was determined to be a natural and probable consequence of the defendant's negligence

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“Natural and probable consequence.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/natural%20and%20probable%20consequence. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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