Cases Determined by the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri Volume 118

Cases Determined by the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri Volume 118

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...had he received it in time and he was awarded damages. This case has never been overruled but is cited with approval in later decisions of this State. Markel v. Telegraph Co., 19 M0. App. 80; Hughes v. Telegraph Co., 79 Mo. App. 140; Reynolds v. Telegraph Co., 81 Mo. App. 223; Barrett v. Telegraph. Co., 42 Mo. App. 542; Telegraph Co. v. Fenton, 52 Ind. 3; Barnett v. Telegraph Co., 39 Mo. App. 599. (3) The law imposes upon the defendant a duty which it owes to persons sending messageis and in nearly all or quite all of the cases decided in this State on this statute, section 1259, R. s. 1899, there was no sustaining contract between plaintifl and a third party, the question being did plaintiff sustain damages on account of the negligence of the defendant. Lee v. Telegraph Co., 51 Mo. App. 375; Reed v. Telegraph Co., 135 Mo. 661; McGregor v. Telegraph Co., 85 Mo. App. 308; Bliss v. Telegraph Co., 30 Mo. App, 103; Wood v. Telegraph Co., 59 M'o. App. 236; Kendall v. Telegraph Co., 56 Mo. App. 192; Montgomery v. Telegraph Co., 50 Mo. App. 590; Smith v. Telegraph Co., 57 Mo. App. 259; Barrett v. Telegraph Co., 42 Mo. App. 542; Markel Thorp v. Telegraph C0. v. Telegraph Co., 19 Mo. App. 80. (3) In this suit for damages, resulting from errors in the transmission of a message, it was shown that the message was not transmitted as it was written and delivered to the defendant and that the party to whom it was sent acted upon it as it was received, makes a prima facie case against the defendant and it offered no evidence whatever. Reed v. Telegraph Co., 135 Mo. 661; Kendall v. Telegraph Co., 56 Mo. App. 192; Hughes v. Telegraph Co., 79 Mo. App. 133; Smith v, Telegraph Co., 57 Mo. App. 258; Barrett v. Telegraph Co., 42 M'o. App. 542; Markel V....show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236813073
  • 9781236813077