American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence Cases Decided in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, All the United States Circuit and District Courts, and the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, from the Earliest Times, with Selections from the Intermediate Courts : [1789-1897] Topically Arranged, with Notes of English Cases and Annotations, Том 7
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Страница 324 - The practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the circuit and district courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Страница 209 - Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie, according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself...
Страница 321 - where the acts of the agent will bind the principal, there his representations, declarations, and admissions respecting the subject-matter will also bind him, if made at the same time, and constituting part of the res gestae.
Страница 254 - The rule stated in these cases is that "there must be reasonable evidence of negligence ; but where the thing [meaning the thing causing the injury] is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management, use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendant, that the accident arose from want of care.
Страница 209 - ... such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Страница 113 - Every such action shall be brought by and in the name of the personal representative of such deceased person...
Страница 112 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Страница 218 - The true rule is that what is the proximate cause of an injury Is ordinarily a question for the Jury. It is not a question of science or of legal knowledge. It is to be determined as a fact, in view of the circumstances of fact attending It.
Страница 354 - ... the common law, in such a case, imposes a duty upon the proprietors, not perhaps to repair the canal, or absolutely to free it from obstructions, but to take reasonable care, so long as they keep it open for the public use of all who may choose to navigate it, that they may navigate without danger to their lives or property.