American Negligence Reports, Current Series: (cited Am. Neg. Rep.) All the Current Negligence Cases Decided in the Federal Courts of the United States, the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, and Selections from the Intermediate Courts, Together with Notes of English Cases and Annotations, Volume 9
John Milton Gardner, Walter James Eagle
Remick & Schilling, 1901 - Employers' liability
"All the current negligence cases decided in the federal courts of the United States, the courts of last resort of all the states and territories, and selections from the intermediate courts, together with notes of English cases and annotations." (varies)
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Page 582 - When the death of one is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, the personal representatives of the former may maintain an action therefor against the latter, if the former might have maintained an action had he lived, against the latter for an injury for the same act or omission.
Page 504 - All that is perfectly correct; for, although the ass may have been wrongfully there, still the defendant was bound to go along the road at such a pace as would be likely to prevent mischief. Were this not so, a man might justify the driving over goods left on a public highway, or even over a man lying asleep there, or the purposely running against a carriage going on the wrong side of the road.
Page 327 - The action was brought to recover damages for the death of plaintiff's intestate, alleged to have been caused by the negligence of defendant.
Page 328 - It is not that. In any case, negligence can be assumed from the mere fact of an accident and an Injury ; but in these cases the surrounding circumstances which are necessarily brought into view by showing how the accident occurred contain, without further proof, sufficient evidence of the defendant's duty and of his neglect to perform it. The fact of the casualty and the attendant circumstances may themselves furnish all the proof of negligence that the injured person is able to offer, or that it...
Page 436 - A railroad company shall be liable for any damage done to persons, stock or other property, by the running of the locomotives, or cars, or other machinery of such company, or for damage done by any person in the...
Page xxviii - Under the circumstances of this case, tested by this principle of law, it was essentially a question of fact for the jury as to whether or not plaintiff was justified, in view of all the surrounding conditions, in jumping from the train.
Page 56 - ... of negligence on the part of the defendant which was the proximate cause of the collision.
Page 71 - At the close of the plaintiff's case, and again at the close of the whole case, the...
Page 496 - ... the city, that the sums charged therefor are reasonable and just, and that to the best of his knowledge and belief, no set-off exists, nor payment has been made on account thereof, except such as are endorsed or referred to in such account or claim, at the discretion of the council.