A Digest of Railway Decisions; Embracing All the Cases from the Earliest Period of Railway Litigation to the Present Time in the United States, England and Canada Volume 2

A Digest of Railway Decisions; Embracing All the Cases from the Earliest Period of Railway Litigation to the Present Time in the United States, England and Canada Volume 2

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... 1V. O. R. Co., 34 La. /lmz. 777. See also Atclulmn, T. &' S. F. R. Ca. v. S/wan, 58 /1m.6-Eng. R. Cas. 360, 18 Cola. 368. 33 Pac. Rep. 108. 270. Station d00rs.--The fact that there was a screw-eye in the door projecting nine sixteenths of an inch, which was used to fasten the door back, and which struck the plaintiff, did not show that the door was negligently constructed. Graef v. P/riladelp/zia 6-R. R. Co., (Pa.) 58 Am. 6 Eng. R. Cas. 431, 28 All. Rep. 1107. The company was not negligent in failing to have the door constructed partially of glass, so that persons using it from opposite sides would be visible to each other. Gragfl' v. P/ziladelp/u'a 6' R. R. Co., (Pa.) 58 Am. 6-E/lg. R. Cas. 431, 28 All. Rep. 1107. 27 1. Insufliciently lighted stations and grounds.--lt is the legal duty of the company to furnish at night suificient lights to securely guide the way and the steps of their passengers, as well as servants necessary to inform them and instruct them as to the location of the trains, and as to the usual and safest mode of reaching them. This rule, which courts must rigidly enforce, is violated by a company which, for any reason, leaves one or more coaches of a passenger train outside of the depot yard or station grounds at which the train stops to take on and put out passengers, and which thus obstructs at night the lights so placed by the city as to illuminate both sides of the track on which the train stands. jlloxes v. L0uz' 'z/ille, N. O. '.'v-T. R. Co., 30 Am. 6-v Eng. R. Cas. 556, 39 La. Arm. 649, 2 So. Rep. 567. When carrying passengers over long journeys carriers are bound to provide easy modes and to allow a reasonable time to their passengers to obtain food and necessary refreshments. They are...show more

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  • Paperback | 612 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759877
  • 9781236759870