Proof and Pleadings in Accident Cases; Including

Proof and Pleadings in Accident Cases; Including : Evidence; Relevancy, Presumptions; Necessary Proof; Burden of Proof; Its Legal Effect and Sufficiency; Cases for the Court and for the Jury; Forms of Pleadings in Actions for Negligence;

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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: ...trine of contributory causes produces annually a crop of disputations, which savor more of the subtleties and learning of the schoolman than of a desire to evolve any practical intelligible rule which shall be of service in administering justice between party and party. If it ever happens that logic and common sense cannot be reconciled in the application of this doctrine to the decision of causes, logic must give way." 'Philadelphia, &c., R. R. Co. v. Killips, 88 Penna. St. 405 (1879); Pennsylvania R. R. Co. v. Barnett, 59 I b. 259 (1868). ' Whart. Negl. Q 155; Bajies 0. Syracuse, &c., R. R. Co., 34 Hun 153 (1884); Jeffersonville, &c., R. R. C0. v. Riley, 39 Ind. 568 (1872); Perry v. Southern. Pacific R. R. Co., 50 Cal. 578 (1875); Saxton v. Bacon, 31 Vt. 540 (1859); Atkinson v. Goodrich Transportation Co., 60 Wis. 141 (1884); Fairbanks v. Kerr, 70 Penna. St. 86 (1871); Patten v. Chicago, &c., Ry. Co., 32 Wis 524 (1873); see, too, Poeppers v. Missouri, &c., Ry. Co., 67 Mo. 715 (1878); Totten 0. Pennsylvania R. R. Co., 11 Fed. Rep. 564 (1882); Lynch v. Nurdin, 1 Q. B. 29 (1841); Webb v. Rome, &c., R. R. Co., 49 N. Y. 420 (1872); Annapolis, &c., R. R. Co. v. Gantt, 39 Md. 115 (1873). 3 Gilman v. Noyes, 57 N. H. 627 (1876); in an action against a city to recover for injuries sustained from the falling of a tree which was rotten at the roots, it need not appear that the tree showed external signs of decay; it is a question for the jury whether the city should have anticipated the danger, Vosper v. Mayor, &c., of New York, 17 Jones & S. 296. 'Voodward, J.: "What acts and conduct constitute negligence, or rather, whether a given state of facts constitute negligence, is generally a quwtion...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875397
  • 9781236875396