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Synonyms for proximate

not far from another in space, time, or relation

about to occur at any moment

Antonyms for proximate

closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects


very close in space or time

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However, Jones put insurers on notice that both the Insurance Code and case law have established the legal doctrine of "efficient proximate cause" which means if the facts show the Thomas Fire, a covered peril, was the efficient proximate cause of the subsequent mudflow, mudslides, debris flow, landslide, or other similar event, then damage caused by those events should be covered under the property owner's insurance policy.
If the evidence shows the Thomas Fire or another peril covered by a homeowner's insurance policy was the efficient proximate cause of mudflow damage, I expect insurance companies to step up and cover these financial losses.
The efficient proximate cause doctrine -- which is an interpretive rule for first-party insurance disputes -- states that when a loss is caused by a combination of a covered and specifically excluded risks, the lost is covered if the covered risk was only a remote cause of the loss or if the excluded risk was the efficient proximate or predominant cause.
1) Do home buyers get "relief' in the form of a lower price when they buy a home with a proximate golf cart path?
Insurance Code section 530 has become known as the efficient proximate cause doctrine.
A visual display assembly useful as an anti-counterfeiting device on paper currency, product labels, and other objects, comprising: a film of transparent material comprising a first surface including an array of lenses and a second surface opposite the first surface; a printed image proximate to the second surface, the printed image comprising pixels of frames of one or more images interlaced relative to two orthogonal axes.
We studied the behavioral changes in a group of 22 marabou storks following the addition of 2 shade cloth barriers to their enclosure; we documented all occurrences of aggressive behavior, as well as time spent proximate to the barriers (or the space between barrier posts, when the shade cloth was removed) and time spent using the barriers to block the view of other storks.
The drunk driver's negligence may be both a factual and proximate cause of all of Mrs.
Thus, implementation of composite flour technology is thought to be an appropriate intervention to improve the proximate composition of the traditional bread, thereby showing an alternative way of utilizing maize by humans.
of Louisville, Kentucky), so he has updated and expanded his beginning textbook, and reinforced the focus on ultimate and proximate causation and emphasis on natural selection, learning, and cultural transmission.
We term previous FDIs in Quadrant I double-proximate experience since they are located in countries culturally proximate to both the MNE's home country and the host country of a focal subsequent FDI, previous FDIs in Quadrant 2 home-proximate experience since they are located in countries culturally proximate to the MNE's home country, previous FDIs in Quadrant 3 host-proximate experience since they are located in countries culturally proximate to the host country of a focal subsequent FD1, and previous FDIs in Quadrant 4 double-distant experience since they are located in countries approximate to neither the MNE's home country nor the host country of a focal subsequent FDI.
1) Federal courts have recently relied on this general causal language and other arguments to apply the common law idea of proximate cause to several federal statutes.
25) The Second and Ninth Circuits have denied restitution in possession cases, reasoning that proximate causation under [section] 2259 cannot be established without proof of specific losses to the victim attributable to the defendant's possession.
common law proximate causation, the judiciary has increased the
In the scene above, both the line-of-duty officer (LD) and the financial liability investigations of property loss (FLIPL) officer assigned to investigate these facts must resolve whether certain actions were negligent, and whether that negligence formed the proximate cause of the officer's self-inflicted wounds and property damage to the MRAP.