Definition of "Sine qua non rule"

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Ann Vaughn & Wendy Vaughn, Real Estate Agent CENTURY 21 Birchwood Realty, Inc.

Latin phrase meaning "without which not," signifying a legal rule in tort and negligence cases. Under this rule, a plaintiff trying to prove that an injury was a direct result of a negligent act by the defendant would have to establish that the injury would not have occurred without the negligent act.

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