CONCEPT
OF FACTUAL CAUSATION AND SEVERAL ISSUES
OF ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATION

V.S. MIKHAILOV

DOI: 10.24031/1992-2043-2018-18-3-103-161

The article pertains to the main provisions of the factual causation concept, and
purports to analyze the issues arising out of the said concept, as well as the solutions
proposed with that regard.

Keywords: factual causation; alternative causation; cumulative causation; overtaking
causation; superseding causation; breaking the chain of causation.

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Information about the author

Mikhailov V.S. (Moscow) – Ph.D. Student of the Department of Civil Law of
the Law Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (119991, GSP-1, Moscow,
Leninskie Gory, 1, Bldg. 13-14; e-mail: mikhailov1992@bk.ru).

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