The Reporter; Containing Decisions of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States, Courts of Last Resort in the Several States, and the English Courts Volume 7

The Reporter; Containing Decisions of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States, Courts of Last Resort in the Several States, and the English Courts Volume 7

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...her claim in time to the foreign administrator. That she must impute to her own neglect or mistake. But the general rule is a just and wise one. On any other we might give preference to one creditor over another, and debar, perhaps, those interested in the decedent's estate from availing themselves of a legal defence to the claim. Decrse afirmed. PHILADELPHIA AND READING R. R. CO. v. KILLIP ct al. (Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. February 17, 1879.) 1. Negligence---Use of W/zistlc on Lacomolire. The unnecessary and extraordinary use of a locomotive whistle is negligence. 2. Ibid.-Obligation qf Railroad Company whose Road crosses an extensively used Higlnpny lo give Notice of A1/p1'0aclu'.n_q Trains. Where there is extensive travel upon a highway crossing it railroad track, it is the duty of the company to give timely and sufiicient. notice of the approach of trains to such crossing. 3. Ibid.--Negligent Use qf Appliances designadfor Safety. When: s railroad company had erected a gate at the point where n public street in a closely hsilt up city crossed its road, and about dusk left the said glib open and without I keeper, in such a position as to one approaching the railroad to the opinion that no trnnl was near, and a person having exercised due caution "1 stopping, looking, and listening, drove near the track, where his horse was frightened bys locomotive and himself killed by being thrown from his vehicle; Held, ll!" the ease vrns properly submitted to the jury to find whether or not there had been, under all the circumstances, negligence on the part of the company Ermon to Common Pleas No. 2 of Philadelphia County. Action by the widow and parents of Hugh Killip to recover damages for the denlll of the said Hugh, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 580 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236753666
  • 9781236753663