Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 217

Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 217

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...anything, where an objection was sustained to such remarks and plaintiff's counsel withdrew them and admitted before the jury that he was in the wrong in referring to a matter as to which there was no proof. 9. APPEAL AND rzsnon, 1652--when error in instruction as to negligence is cured by other instructions. That an instruction given at plaintiff's request in an action to recover for personal injuries does not limit to the declaration the negligence for which it states a recovery may be had is not ground for reversal where. by defendant's instructions, the jury are expressly told that they have no right to find against defendant on any ground of negligence other than that stated in the declaration. 10. Il'STRU(, 'l'10NS, 5 159'--how instructions are construed. In passing upon the correctness of instructions, the several paragraphs thereof must be considered together. 11. Dsmacss, 200'--when instruction is not er-rorteous as incomplete. In an action under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, it is not error, in an instruction which relates merely to the question of damages, to add, after defining the measure of damages "and if you believe from the evidence that the plaintiif was not guilty of any negligence which contributed to bring about his injury," without further instructing the jury that they must also find from the evidence that defendant was guilty of the negligence as charged. 12. Masrnn AND ssnvnrr, 5 430'--what is cfiect of contributory negligence in action under Federal Employers' Mobility Act. In actions under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, contributory negligence, while not a defense, is a proper element to be considered by the jury in reduction of the amount of...
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684016X
  • 9781236840165