Civil Malpractice; A Report Presented to the Military Tract Medical Society, at Its Fifteenth Semi-Annual Meetinf, January 14, 1873

Civil Malpractice; A Report Presented to the Military Tract Medical Society, at Its Fifteenth Semi-Annual Meetinf, January 14, 1873

By (author) 

List price: US$15.84

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...part, from the mismanagement and negligence of those having the care and management of the plaintiff, the plaintiff could not recover.' "In the view we take of the case we do not find occasion to go into any general discussion of the subject as it is involved in, or related to, the cases that have been cited. This case stands upon simple and familiar principles in no respect in conflict with any of the decided cases, and directly sustained by some, so far as they stand upon concurring analysis. Roeinso/z v. Cone, 22 Vt. 2 r 3; Birge 'v. Garrliner, I9 Conn. 507; Dalrgy v. I/Vo/.1w.r/1 If. R. Co., 26 Czmn. 91." The "degrees "' of negligence are ably discussed in the case of the Steamboat New World v. Fre/leriek G. King, 16 Ho1zIarzl's (U. S. S. C.) R. 469, where, also, will be found a large number of cases cited, bearing upon the subject. See for same case, Li2/ingsto/z's Law Mag., /Ware/1, 1855, ). 163. The following case is from the English Courts, and with the exception of the case of Slater v. Baker is, I believe, the oldest on record. SEARE 1r. PRENTICE, 8 EAST, 448, APRIL 29, 1807, 47 G. 3. This was an action on the case brought by the plaintiff, a shoemaker, against the defendant, whom he had employed as a surgeonI for negligently, ignorantly and unskillfully reducing a dislocated elbow and fractured arm of the plaintiff, of which he had undertaken the cure. The case was tried before HEA.I'H, ., at the last assizes at Hertford; and a verdict having been given for the defendant, under the direction of the learned judge, that direction was now impeached and a rule /zisi for setting aside the verdict and granting a new trial was moved for by Gurney, upon the ground that...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887344
  • 9781236887344