The American Negligence Cases; Cited Am. Neg. Cas. a Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence Cases Decided in the United States Supreme Court

The American Negligence Cases; Cited Am. Neg. Cas. a Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence Cases Decided in the United States Supreme Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...but he simply stated, in reply to an inquiry that she made a statement to him on the occasion referred to. A physician was called by the plaintiff and testified, as the case states, as to the condition in which he found the plaintiff when he visited her as his patient. Several questions and the answers thereto are set forth in the case, in /uec 2/erba, among them the following: "Suppose it is upwards of two years since the injury, and it is still painful on using, what would you say as to the probable duration of that hereafter?" The defendant objected to the question, the same was overruled and an exception was taken, and the witness answered: "I should say it would continue." He was then asked: " Is there a probability of its leading to still more serious results P" This was also objected to and the witness answered: "With those conditions there is a probability." In support of his exception the appellant relies upon the case of Strohm 2'. N. Y., L. E. & W. R'y, 96 N. Y. 306. The rule of evidence affirmed and applied by the facts of that case has no just application to the one now before us. In this state the rule is well established that, in estimating the pecuniary loss in cases of this character, all the consequences of the injury, future as well as the past, are to be taken into consideration. Curtis 2'. R. 8: S. R. Co., I8 N. Y. 542. In a recent case decided in this court (Cook 2/. N. Y. Cent. & H. R. R.R. Co., Fifth Department, June Term, I888, not reported (I) ) the precise point presented here was considered, and it was held that the question and answer were both competent. The sixth and last point presented by the appellant's brief has been fully considered, and we fail to...show more

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