Special Laws of the State of Texas Volume 1

Special Laws of the State of Texas Volume 1

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...actually paid to the injured party, and exempting such recovery from the debts of the deceased and providing that the recovery shall be apportioned by the jury, or court trying the case without a jury, among those entitled to recover; providing how and by whom suit may be brought, also that nothing in this Act shall impair any right under any other law of this State or of the United States or in any way interfere with any proceeding now pending in any court, and declaring an emergency. Be it enacted by the. Legislature of the State of Texas: SEOTIoN 1. That every corporation, receiver, or other person operating any railroad in this State, shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he is employed by such carrier operating such railroad; or in case of the death of such employee, to his or her personal representative for the benefit of the surviving widow and children, or husband and children, and mother and father of the deceased, and' if none, then of the next kin dependent upon such employee for such injury or death resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents or employees of such carrier; or by reason of any defect or insufficiency due to its negligence, in its cars, engines, appliances, machinery, track, roadbed, works, boats, wharves, or other equipment; provided the amount recovered shall not be liable for the debts of deceased' and shall be divided among the persons entitled to the benefit of the action, or such of them as shall be alive, in such shares as the jury, or court trying the case without a jury, shall deem proper; and provided in case of the death of such employee the action may be brought without administration by all the parties entitled thereto, or by...show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682671X
  • 9781236826718