Railroad Reports Volume 8

Railroad Reports Volume 8

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...and Missouri the decisions are conflicting and uncertain. See authorities cited infra. In Arkansas it is held that opinions as to the amount of indemnity one should receive for an injury are not admissible, except in cases where the amount is capable of being reached by computation. Damages in condemnation cases are held to come within this exception. Fayetteville & L. R. R. Co. z/. Combs, 51 Ark. 324, 39 Am. & Eng. R. Cas. 140; Texas & St. L. R. Co. 2'. Kirby, 44 Ark. 106; Little Rock. M. R. & T. R. Co. 1'. Haynes, 47 Ark. 497, 28 Am. & Eng. R. Cas. 572; Pierson 1/. Wallace, 7 Ark. 282; Lindauer 1'. Delaware Mut. Safety Ins. Co., 13 Ark. 461; St. Louis, A. & T. R. Co. v. Anderson, 39 Ark. 167, 17 Am. & Eng. R. Cas. 97. In Pennsylvania no case can be found which is in point: but see White Deer Creek Imp. Co. v. Sassaman, 67 Pa. St. 415; Reading & Injury to Stockman--Evidence--Admissibiity.--In an action by a stockman against a railway company to recover for personal injuries received while traveling in charge of his stock, it was not error to permit the plaintiff to testify that when the train reached the station at which he received his injuries he started to get out of the caboose and look after his stock, but turned back at the door, as he did not see very well, and it was dark, and he did not feel safe in going out. Same--Res Gestae--Error.--The petition in such action alleged that in switching cars, the defendant, its agents, servants, and employees, "did unlawfiill_v, willfully, maliciously, negligently, and carelessly run a number of heavy-laden freight cars with great force and violence against" the caboose in which the plaintifl' was, whereby he was thrown against the door and...
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  • Paperback | 280 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791401
  • 9781236791405