Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 Volume 3

Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 Volume 3

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...the safety of employes contributed to the injury or death of such employe. Sec. 5. That any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever, the purpose or intent of which shall be to enable any common carrier to exempt itself from any liability created by this act. shall to that extent be voided. Provided, That in any ac lIl.--17. I tion brought against any such common carrier under or by virtue of any of the provisions of this act, such common carrier may set 011' therein any sum it has contributed or paid to any insurance, relief benefit, or indemnity that may have been paid to the injured employe, or the person entitled thereto on account of the injury or death for which said action was brought. Sec. 6. That no action shall be maintained under this act unless commenced within two years from the day the cause of action accrued. Sec. 7. That the term " common carrier " as used in this act shall include the receiver or receivers or other persons or corporations charged with the duty of the management and operation of the business of a common carrier. See. 8. That nothing in this act shall be held to limit the duty or liability of common carriers or to impair the rights of their employes under any other act or acts of Congress, or to affect the prosecution of any pending proceeding or right of action under the act of Congress entitled " An Act Relating to Liability of Common Carriers in the District of Columbia and Territories. and to Common Carriers Engaged in Commerce between the States and between the States and Foreign Nations to their Employee," approved June 11, 1906. A general employers' liability law has been adopted by several of the States, applying to all kinds of employment. Emucfau, BATTLE or. On...show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972775
  • 9781236972774