Railroad Reports Volume 47

Railroad Reports Volume 47

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...exercise of the police power of the territory, and not in violation of the Constitution giving exclusive power to Congress in the regulation of interstate commerce. Affirmed. Tnzrz v. INTERNATIONAL RY. Co. (Court of Appeals of New York, Nov. 13, 1906.) vs N. E. Rep. 1083. Carriers-Injuries to Passengers--Acts of Conductor-Negligence."--Where a passenger on an electric car while on the running board for the purpose of changing his seat was injured by a collision of his body with one of the trolley poles between the tracks, the conductor's assent to such change of seats without warning the passenger of his danger was not negligence, where the distance between the trolley poles and the car was great enough to enable persons ordinarily to stand upon or pass along the running b0ard in safety. and where the construction of the road at the place where the accident occurred was not unusual, or the distance between the running boards such as was likely to endanger passengers making ordinary and customary use thereof. Vann, 1., dissenting. Appeal from Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department. Action by Frederick W. Tietz against the International Railway Company. From a judgment of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (95 N. Y. Supp. 1163), afiirming a judgment for plaintiff, defendant appeals. Reversed. Charles B. Sears, for appellant. Philip A. Laing and Hamilton Ward, for respondent. WILLARD BARTLETT, . This is an action to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by the plaintiff while a passenger upon an electric car operated by the Niagara Falls" Park and River Railway Company in the Dominion of Canada on September 10, 1899. The defendant is the successor in interest of that corporation and no question is...show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 739g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833953
  • 9781236833952