Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated Volume 15
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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...to which the evidence objected to related not only resulted from the accident occurred, which is not a part of the depot premises, in a reasonably safe condition for travel by appellee and the general public, only if that place was used as an approach to the depot, with the company 's consent or acquiescence, and appellee was so using it at the time of the accident, on business connected with the railroad company. As to the right of the public to so use the space between the two' tracks and the walk way east of the tracks there can be no doubt, because the railroad company, by preparing those approaches to its station for such use, had extended to the public, an invitation to use those parts of its right of way in approaching its depot; but, as heretofore stated, the evidence is conflicting as to whether there was an implied invitation for use of the right of waywest of its tracks, where the accident occurred, and that question should have been submitted to the jury in both instruction No. 1, which authorized a finding for the plaintiff, and in instruction No. 2, which authorized a finding for the defendant. wounds described, but naturally resulted therefrom, the thoroughly settled rules of the common law ' determine that no specific description thereof was required. "' Katahdin Pulp & Paper Co. v. Peltomaa, 84 C. C. A. 238, 156 Fed. 342 (1907). B. Hysteria. A passenger 's action for damages was twice before the court of civil appeals following judgment for the plaintifl. It was alleged that through the negligence of the servants of the defendant the train upon which the plaintifi was a passenger was run into an open switch, and thereafter collided with certain freight cars, and that by the force of this...
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