Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 105

Louisiana Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 105

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...which have impelled us to reverse or modify the verdict of juries when adverse to corporations, we must reverse or modify them when rendered wrongly in their favor. After mature deliberation we are of the opinion that the verdict rendered in this case cannot be sustained. We are of the opinion that the death of Lampkin could have been, and doubtless would have been avoided had the defendant company, while running its train through the streets of a city, exercised the care and used the precautions which proper regard for the public safety of the individuals therein called for. For the reasons assigned: It is ordered, adjudged and decreed that' the verdict of the jury be set aside, and the judgment rendered therein be and the same is hereby annulled, avoided and reversed, and it is now ordered, adjudged and decreed that the plaintiffs herein do have and recover from the defendant, J. H. McCormick, in his capacity of receiver of the Vicksburg, Shreveport and Pacific Railroad, the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars, with legal interest thereon, from the date of the judgment herein, until paid, with costs in both courts. Rehearing refused. The diilerent amounts to be considered in order to determine whether the Sfli' was simulated rel non, being in the aggregate more than two thousand doilars. and the issues, in the main, including more than that sum, the motion to dismiss is not granted. Ox THE iiinmrs. 1. in a suit by a creditor against the husband and wife to have a dation rel patement decreed simulated, the husband was permitted to testify to the _ extent that his own interest was involved. He had some interest involved, besides, he had acted as his wife's agent, and, in consequence, he was a competent witness. Moreover, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892372
  • 9781236892379