Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont; Reported by the Judges of Said Court, Agreeably to a Statute Law of the State

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont; Reported by the Judges of Said Court, Agreeably to a Statute Law of the State

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...of it, is insufficient upon which to determine the equities existing between the orator and the defendants in an accounting between them; the case therefore should be referred to a Master for an accounting upon the sum due the defendants in equity; and then to be proceeded with as equity and justice may require. Decree ret'erscd and cause remanded with niandate. Thompson, J. deceased before the case was determined. GEORGE MAG0ON v. LEwIs BEFORE. October Term, 1900. Present: Tan, C. J., TYLER, MUNson, and STArrORD, JJ. Opinion filed May 9, 1901. Expert evidence as to matters within the range of common knowledge excluded--In the construction of a building the staging used was supported upon brackets held in place by nuts screwed upon bolts extending from the brackets through the wall of the building. Whether one who had hold of a bracket could tell that a nut which was being unscrewed upon the inside of the wall was connected with the bracket which he had hold of or with some other, was not a question for expert testimony. Charge as to contributory negligence--Questions not raised by a general exception--In a negligence case the court charged that if the plaintiff was guilty of negligence which contributed to the accident he could not recover. A general exception to this by the defendand did not present the claim that the charge should have been more full and specific, nor the claim that, upon the defendant's evidence, the plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence as matter of law. CASE FOR NEGLIGENCE with a count in trespass for the same cause of action. Plea, the general issue. Trial by jury, Orleans County, March Term, 1900, Watson, J., presiding. Verdict and judgment for the plaintiff. The defendant excepted. J. lV. Redmond for the...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527739
  • 9781236527738