Novus actus interveniens
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The Law of Torts, 6/e$70.00 – $112.00
A Latin term for an intervening unforeseeable event that occurs after the defendant’s negligent act and operates to precipitate or worsen the plaintiff’s loss. The defendant is not liable for the loss precipitated or aggravated by such an event.