The Ontario Reports; Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's Bench, Chancery, and Common Pleas Divisions of the High Court of Justice for Ontario Volume 10

The Ontario Reports; Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's Bench, Chancery, and Common Pleas Divisions of the High Court of Justice for Ontario Volume 10

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... defendant directed the plaintiff to assist him, the defendant, in and about a certain machine circular saw then in motion in the said mill, known as " Jones' Patent combined shingle and beading sawing machine;" and shortly after they had commenced working at the said machine the defendant directed and instructed plaintiff to go round the same and take or throw the belt ofli which the plaintiff, in pursuance of such instructions and directions, was attempting to do when the said saw, being in rapid motion, caught his left arm and cut it in the elbow joint and injured it so severely that it became necessary to amputate, and the said arm was amputated above the elbow: (5) that the said machine or circular saw had, as a part of it, a metal guard, which, when in its proper position-on the machine encircled that portion of the said saw not for the moment cutting the wood, and protecting the workmen and others from the dangers of accident or injury by the said saw: (6) that the defendant had himself on the morning or before the happening of the said injury to the plaintiff removed the said metal guard and detached it from the said machine and circular saw and directed and instructed the plaintiff to work at and with the said machine or circular saw, of which fact the plaintiff was ignorant until after he was injured: (7) that the said machine or circular saw had not on the said day any good, suflicient, or substantial guard to prevent persons being in the said saw mill or manufactory from comingin contact therewith: (8) that the defendant at the said time and place negligently and carelessly unmindful of his duty in that behalf, omitted to take due, proper and reasonable care of the plaintiff in the matter of and in his said...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983769
  • 9781236983763