Ohio Nisi Prius and General Term Reports; Decisions of the Courts of Common Pleas and Probate Courts of Ohio

Ohio Nisi Prius and General Term Reports; Decisions of the Courts of Common Pleas and Probate Courts of Ohio : Also of the Superior Court of Cincinnati at General and Special Terms

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...of the injury. If the laintifl"s ability to perform labor an obtain a livelihood has been impaired by reason of the injuries coinplained of, that is also a circumstance which may be considered in determining the amount of damages which he is ' entitled to recover. You should look into all the facts and circumstances, and then say what sum will fairly compensate the plaintiff for his injuries, if you find he is entitled to anythling. It is a question for your sound judgment under all th6 circumstances of the case. If you find from the evidence that the plaintifi is not entitled to recover, your verdict should be a general verdict for the defendant. Gentlemen of the jury, in considering this case, you should look to and consider all the testimony which has been given to you in open court, and not thereafter withdrawn from you, should consider it and give it such weight as to you may seem just and proper. You are the sole judges of the weight to be given to the evidence. and of' the credibility to be given to the witnesses. It is the province and the duty of the jury to determine what is and what is not proven in the case, and to pass upon all questions of fact, which are necessary to be passed upon. This is the exclusive province of the jury, and one with which the court will not and cannot properly interfere or direct. The findings of the jury upon the questions of fact, and upon the issues submitted to you, are to_be yoiir_finding exclusively from the evidence given 60 you in open court under the charge of the court. C. W. Johnson and J. H. Leonard, for Plaintifl'. J. M. Lessick and E. G. Johnson, for Defendant. (The case was submitted to the 'jury, who returned a verdict for the de endant.) (Hamilton County...show more

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  • United States
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