Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 224

Illinois Appellate Reports; Official Reports of the Illinois Appellate Courts Volume 224

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...personality and existence are themselves fictions, and the citizenship or locality of a corporation is the fiction of a fiction." The trend of judicial opinion not only in but beyond this State seems to favor a construction of the law which would place corporations with respect to a right to transact business in a State foreign to that of its creation upon precisely the same basis as the domestic corporation. The trial court properly quashed the attachment and discharged the garnishee. The only judgment rendered against plaintiff was for the costs of the at tachment. No error is assigned that the trial court erred in not permitting the suit to proceed to final judgment. The judgment of the municipal court is affirmed. Aflirmed. MCSURELY and Marcrmrr, J J., concur. Charles F. Dawson, Appellant, v. James Sheahan, Appellee. Gen. No. 26,580. 1. Aurouomnns AND oAaAans--when finding for defendant in action for damage to garage by fire not warranted. A finding for defendant, in an action by the owner of the building in which defendant rented space for his automobile, to recover for damage to the building resulting from fire originating while defendant was cleaning the spark plugs in his car, was reversed, where the undisputed testimony was to the etfect that the fire was caused by the defendant's flooding of the carburetor, connecting the electric current with the spark plugs, and immediately thereafter attempting to start the motor, and by the car's "back firing." 2. AUTOMOBILES AND eAa.ans--applicability of rule of res ipsa loquitur in action for damages to garage by fire. Ourrre, whether the rule of res lpsa loquiiur was applicable in an action by the owner of a garage against a renter of space therein for damage to more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981987
  • 9781236981981