Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 216

Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 216

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...effect. Colby v. Chicago lunction Ry. Co., 216 Ill. App. 315. There was no error in refusing to give the instructions presented by the defendant, as suggested in the brief. As we have said above, the evidence shows that the agreement was made with the plaintiff and not with her husband. He makes no claim for any part of the compensation. The points made in defense are wholly technical in character and make appropriate the axiom that a technical reply is suflicient for a technical attack. The trial resulted in substantial justice. Plaintiff is entitled to compensation and we cannot accord the technical matters of the defense sufficient weight to require a reversal. Therefore the judgment is affirmed. A firmed. Elhanan W. Colby, Administrator, Defendant in Error, v. Chicago Junction Railway Company, Plaintifl' in Error. Gen. No. 25,181. 1. RAILROADS, 519'---what protection is required as to children playing about cars. A railroad company is not required to fence and guard its yards and tracks so securely as to prevent entrance by children, and need not provide greater protection to children playing about its cars than is owed to ordinary trespassers. 2. RAILROADS, 519'--what is duty to minors trespassing on right of way. The duty which a railroad company owes to minors trespassing upon lts right of way is to refrain from willingly and wantonly inflicting injury. 3. RAILROADS, 519'--steel cool car with holes or openings in bottom is not attractive nuisance. A steel railroad car of the ordinary type used for carrying coal which has holes or openings in the bottom of the car, furnished with steel lids fitted with hinges, so 'See Illlnols Notes Digest, Vols. X! to XV, and Cumulative Quarterly, same topic and...
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123688180X
  • 9781236881809