A Treatise on the Law of Carriers Volume 3

A Treatise on the Law of Carriers Volume 3

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...is not immediately expelled. may maintain an action against the railroad company to recover for injuries sustained by him by reason of leaving the car in obedience to an order of the driver, when it is moving at such a rate that the attempt to get off is dangerous, if he exercises reasonable care. Lovctt 2'. Salem, etc., R. Co. (.lass.), 9 Allen 557. See, also, .IcCahill 1: . Detroit City Railway. 'J6.Iich. 156. 55 N. W. 668. The evidence in an action for damages showed that plaintiff, a girl between eleven and twelve years old, jumped on the front platform of a street car of defendant, and that while holding the grab handles the driver, after whipping tip his horses, hit her on the hands, and. failing to loosen her hold, violently pushed her off the step. and that she fell under the car and was run over. Held, that the court rightly charged that, if the injury occurred in that way, defendant was liable. Barre 2'. Reading City Pass. R. Co., 155 Pa. 170, 26 Atl. 99. In an action to recover for personal in juries received through the wrongful acts of defendant's motorman, in increasing the speed of the car on which plaintiff was riding without permission, and then compelling him to jump off, instructions that, if plaintiff was a trespasser, he could not recover, were properly refused. Washington. etc., R. Co. v. Quayle, 95 Va. 741, 30 S. E. 391. 46. Lott 11. New Orleans, etc., R. Co., 37 La. Ann. 337, 55 Am. Rep. 500. 47. Newsboy not entitled to rights of a passenger.--Raniiiig 21. Bletropolitan St. R. C0.. 157 ilO.-177, 57 S. 268. 48. Effect of custom permitting newsboys to go on cars.-Indianapolis St. R. Co. 1-. Hockett, 67 N. E. 106. 161 Ind. 196. A command given by a conductor to a newsboy on the car to get off, which he did not...show more

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