Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated Volume 6

Negligence and Compensation Cases Annotated Volume 6

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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: ...Yes, sir. Q. Which was the cause of this delay that you speak of where the track slided away from you there? VII. Wrecks. In an action to recover for damages to a shipment of cattle due to delay and rough handling, it appeared that the cattle were shipped from Kaufman, Tex., about noon on May 14, 1910, and were delivered at their destination in St. Louis, Mo., at 8 p. m. on May 16th; that from the testimony for defendant the time required for the transportation of cattle between those points was forty-two to fortyeight hours, and that the schedule time was forty-one hours and forty-four minutes; from other testimony that the time was thirty hours; that the time actually consumed aside from delays was thirty-one hours and twenty.five minutes; that there was a. delay at Grant of two hours and ten minutes, due to a. wreck, and one at Pari of eight hours and forty-five minutes due to the same cause; that there were other minor delays which might be chargeable against defendant; that but for this delay of ten hours and fiftyfive minutes the cattle would have arrived at St. Louis at 9:15 a. m. May 16th, and in time for the market of that day. Defendant alleged that the delay at Paris was caused by a wreck on its road at Grant, to which plaintifl excepted because it was not stated that the wreck was not caused by defendant's negligence. The exception was sustained, and it was held that the testimony was suflieient to support a. verdict for eight hundred dollars in favor of plaintifl'. St. Louis 8: S. F. R. Co. v. Wells, ----Tex. Civ. App.--, 153 S. W. 659 (1912). A requested instruction in an action to recover for damages to a shipment of cattle due to delay, that if the jury should believe that the delay at Paris, Tex., was caused more

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