oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - A historical survey of delictual liability in Scotland for personal injuries and death, Part Three, English accretions

Volume 9, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



The cloak under which this policy determination was made was the concept of "directness" of causation: a defender was liable for all injuries, to all persons, which were not too remote from his culpable actings ; and injury was not too remote if the culpable act was its direct cause ;3. 4 and it was for the court to say in each case whether or not the defender' s culpa was the direct cause of the pursuer's injury.

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