Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 207

Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 207

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...to a connecting carrier, the liability of the initial carrier for failure to transport the goods safely to the destination as indicated by the reconsignment exists; and it is the established rule in cases of this sort that the second carrier is the agent of the initial carrier. 3. Caamnas, 188---when initial carrier is liable for injury to interstate reconsigned shipment under Cormack Amendment. Under the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act, where a reconsignment of an interstate shipment of goods is made while they are in the possession of a connecting carrier in the State of shipment, the initial carrier is liable for the negligent injury to such goods before delivery at the point of destination as indicated by the reconsignment, where there is nothing in the bill of ladlng issued by defendant that the point of destination originally designated is to be the point of delivery, but the shipment is "for reconsignment," since the connecting carrier is the agent of the initial carrier.. Appeal from the Municipal Court of Chicago; the Hon. Hcon J. KE.BNS, Judge, presiding. Heard in this court at the March term, 1917. Reversed and remanded with directions. Opinion filed October 2, 1917. 'See Illinois Notes Digest, Vols. X1 to XV, and Cumulative Quarterly, same topic and section number. L. Starks Co. v. Michigan Central R. Co., 207 Ill. App. 333. ELLIOTT R. GOLDSMITH, A. W. MARTIN and EDWARD H. S. MARTIN, for appellant. Wmsron, PAYNE, Srauvn & SHAW, for appellee; FRANK H. TOWNEB, of counsel. MR. J USTICE MoSUasLY delivered the opinion of the court. Plaintiff, bringing suit under the Carmack Amendment to the Act to Regulate Commerce, to recover for alleged damages to a shipment of goods, was met by a...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872665
  • 9781236872661