A Treatise on Contracts, Torts, Damages, Evidence, and Practice and Procedure in Civil Cases in Justice and Other Courts, and on the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace and Constables, in the State of Illinois Volume 1

A Treatise on Contracts, Torts, Damages, Evidence, and Practice and Procedure in Civil Cases in Justice and Other Courts, and on the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace and Constables, in the State of Illinois 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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...fixed in case of loss.' Where a railroad company received a. passenger's check for baggage, which had not then arrived by another road, and gave its own check for the same, and it appeared that it surrendered the passenger's first check to the other railway company, it was held that this was suflicient, in the absence of proof to the contrary, to show the baggage was received by the company so surrendering the first check." A '5Id.; Davis v. Michigan S. & N. Ind. R. R. Co., 22 Ill., 278. railroad company will not be liable for lost baggage unless it is s'hown to have been in its possession, or that the company had contracted in some way to transport the baggage.' Voluntary assistance by the agents of the company in looking for the baggage, or an offer by way of gratuity to pay on account of it, will not render the company liable.' The price paid for a. passenger ticket upon a railroad includes the carrying of baggage, and the recognition by the conductor of the road over which the passenger is entitled to travel of the validity of the ticket is an admission that it was issued by some person having competent authority to bind the company, and that the check given for the baggage is equally binding, and renders each company recognizing the validity of the ticket to whose possession the baggage may come liable to the owner for its loss while in the possession of such company.' 203. Innkeepers.--An innkeeper is prinza facie liable for the loss of goods sustained by a guest at his inn, ' but he may absolve himself from such liability by showing aiiirmatively that the loss was not attributable to any fault or want of care by him or his servants, ' or that the loss was caused by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865030
  • 9781236865038