Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 134

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 134

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and because he was in control of the team, it does not follow that his negligence, if any, could be ascribed to her. SAMa.--Railroad Crossing.--Rate of Speed.--C1Zty Ordinance.----Regardless of a city ordinance, a railroad company is required to run its trains over frequented crossings in such a manner as to have due regard to the safety of the people who cross its track, the rate of speed to be guided by the circumstances of each case. S, un: .--Duty to Look and Listen.---When Failu_re to See or Hear Train is not Negligence.--It does not follow absolutely, and under every circumstance, that because a person could, by looking and listening, see a train, he is negligent in not seeing or hearing it, if there are surrounding circumstances that may prevent him from seeing or hearing. Vr.nmc'r.--General.--Answer to Interrogat0rz'es.--Tl1at the general verdict and answers to interrogatories are not in irreconcilable conflict, see opinion. EVIDENCE---Cross-E: camz'natz'on.---Explanatory Evidence.--Conversations.--On cross-examination, where the witness was asked why he set his clock by the whistle of a train on a certain day, and to give reason why he remembered a particular circumstance, the answers to such interrogatories are not erroneous because among the circumstances related are words of conversation necessary to show why the memory of such act remains clear. SAME.--Pr80'I1(1l Injury.---Declarations of Pain.--Admisa1'bility in Evidence.--In an action for damages because of personal injuries, it is competent to prove expressions of pain and suffering made by the injured person at_the time of the pain and suffering, whether at the time or after the date of the injury, and it is immaterial whether such declarations or exclamations more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236923219
  • 9781236923219