Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated Volume 13

Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated Volume 13

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...the powers and procedure of the arbitration cdmmittee and the Industrial Board in regard to evidence, and that there must be evidence that is competent and legal, as tested by the usual rules in any legal proceeding, the court was of opinion that there was sufiicient competent evidence.to sustain the finding of the Industrial Board that the deceased left parents, and that he had within 5 years contributed to their support. In a claim for compensation for the death of a deceased employee, the question at issue was as to the dependency of deceased's father and mother and 9-year-old brother living in Austria. Deceased 's mother deposed that during 1914, deceased had sent her $100; that before he left for America he worked in a mine' and gave his earnings to help support the family; and that the family's only means of support was a small farm worked by the father. There was evidence of several remittances by deceased to his father in 1913 and 1914, and that other remittances were prevented on account of the war. It was shown that the day before his death, he had borrowed $60 which he intended to send, with a part of his wages, to v. Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., Ltd., 6 B. W. C. C. 271. 2. The deposition ofi'ered by the claimant was compctentupon the question of dependency. mittee. The weight of the evidence was for the comThe objection to its admimion cannot be sustained. 3. The evidence as shown by the post-oflice records that the deceased had purchased money orders payable to his wife were clearly admissible upon the question of her dependency. We do not perceive any error in the admission or exclusion of evi dence. 4. The act provides in substance that no-proceedings for compensation shall be maintained until...show more

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  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,148g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815580
  • 9781236815583