119 Ga. App. 397 (1969)

167 S.E.2d 377

HODGE v. DIXON et al.

Court of Appeals of Georgia.

Decided March 14, 1969.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sharpe, Sharpe, Hartley & Newton, W. Ward Newton, for appellant.

Duncan Graham, Paul W. Calhoun, Jr., for appellees.

DEEN, Judge.

Damages traceable to a tortious act, but not its legal or natural consequence, are too remote and contingent to be recoverable (Code § 105-2009) unless the original actor, whose act would not otherwise be the legal or natural cause of the damages, acts knowingly for the purpose of bringing about the injury. Code § 105-2010. Although under the notice provisions of the new Civil Practice Act it is only necessary to set out "a short...

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