Commentaries on the Law of Negligence in All Relations; (Including a Complete Revision of the Author's Previous Works on the Same Subject) Volume 3

Commentaries on the Law of Negligence in All Relations; (Including a Complete Revision of the Author's Previous Works on the Same Subject) Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Iowa 353 (passenger injured In at-M" Miller v. East Tennessee &o. R. tempting to alight where there was Co., 93 Ga. 630; s. c. 21 S. E. Rep. no platform, when, by passing 153. through the car in front of him. he 8M Floytrup v. Boston &c. R. Co., could have alighted safely on the 163 Mass. 153; s. c. 39 N.' E. Rep. platform); 11linois &c. R. Co. v. Da-797.. vidson, 64 Fed. Rep. 301; s. c. 12 C. 8"2 Flanagan v. Philadelphia &c. R. C. A. 118. Co., 181 Pa. St. 237; s. c. 40 W. N. ""Terre Haute &c. R. Co. v. Buck, C. (Pa.) 273; 37 Atl. Rep. 341; Little 96 Ind. 346; e. c. 49 Am. Rep. 168.-Rock &c. R. Co. v. Cavenesse, 48 Ark. and this is especially true, where he is invited by the servants of the company to alight at a place where there is no platform and where the light is insufficient, --in which case a jury may be allowed to ascribe negligence to the company, and to exonerate the passenger from that imputation.5" And so, if the train stops at a place at which the trains of the company are in the habit of stopping, but which is not a regular station, and a passenger gets off on the side of the track where no provision has been made for passengers, --the question of the liability of the railroad company may go to the jury; since, if it was dangerous for a passenger to leave on the other side, it was the duty of the company to warn him, or make some provision to prevent his leaving by that side.085 3044. When Contributory Negligence Imputable to such an Act.--On the other hand, contributory negligence has been imputed to a passenger on a railway train who, upon.the train stopping on a trestle over a gulch or canyon, for a moment, in the nighttime, without any intimation from the trainmen that it is his stopping place or that he should get off, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 532 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 939g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 123666308X
  • 9781236663085