producing cause

producing cause

See procuring cause.
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A physician's affidavit in opposition to a summary judgment motion must attest to the departure from accepted practice and must contain an opinion that the challenged acts or omissions were a competent producing cause of the injury.
Because both producing cause and proximate cause require proof that a CGL insurance policy would have covered the damages, we consider whether Lin submitted legally sufficient evidence to carry his burden.
A producing cause is defined as "an efficient, exciting, or contributing cause that, in a natural sequence, produces the injury" (6).
Further, if the prescribing physician is aware of the risks associated with the use of the medication, any failure to warn by the manufacturer cannot be a producing cause of the claimant's injury (4).
these practices were the producing cause of their economic damages.
The term producing cause is not defined by the statute.