Notes on the American Reports [1869-1887]; Showing How Each Case in These Reports Has Been Applied, Developed, Strengthened, Limited, or in Any Way Affected by Later Decisions That Have Cited It as a Precedent Volume 14

Notes on the American Reports [1869-1887]; Showing How Each Case in These Reports Has Been Applied, Developed, Strengthened, Limited, or in Any Way Affected by Later Decisions That Have Cited It as a Precedent Volume 14

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...action for injury resulting from defective highway; Clark v. Lincoln County, 1 Wash. 518, 20 Pac. 576, holding county not liable for personal injury caused by defective sidewalk under its control. Cited in reference notes in 28 A. R. 352; 2 A. S. R. 591, --on liability of county for damages received on defective bridge. Cited in notes in 68 A. D. 294, 295, on liability of counties for acts or negli gence of oflicers; 16 L. ed. U. S. 597, on liability to repair highways in United States.--Of towns. Cited in Wilson v. Ulysses Twp. 72 Neb. 807, 101 N. W. 986, 9 A. & E. Ann. Cas. 1153, holding townships organized under township organization act not liable to person injured by reason of defects in highways; Eikenberry v. Bazaar Twp. 22 Kan. 556, 31 A. R. 198; James v. Wellston Twp. 18 Okla. 56, 13 L.R.A.(N.S.) 1219, 90 Pac. 100, 11 A. & E. Ann. Cas. 938; Vail v. Amenia, 4 N. D. 239, 59 N. W. 1092, --holding that in absence of statute township is not liable for injury caused by defective highways; Nagle v. Vi'akey, 59 Ill. App. 198; McConnell v. Dewey, 5 Neb. 385; Stilling v. Thorp, 54 Wis. 528, 41 A. R. 60, 11 N. W. 906; Nagle v. Wakey, 161 Ill. 387, 43 N. E. 1079, --to the point that town is not liable for injury caused by negligence of ofiicers in repairing; highways; Russell v. Steuben, 57 Ill. 35, holding township, established as civil division of county not liable to private action for damages caused by neglect to keep highway in repair; Cooney v. Hartland, 95 Ill. 516, holding town not liable for unlawful conduct of highway commissioners in diverting stream so that it flows upon land of another; Castor v. Uxbridge Twp. 39 U. C. Q. B. 113, holding municipal corporations liable for damage to travelers caused by obstructions...show more

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