Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 171 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1899 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 436 - ... the award in writing by a majority of the referees shall be conclusive and final upon the parties as to the amount of loss or damage, and such reference unless waived by the parties shall be a condition precedent to any right of action in law or equity to recover for such loss...
Page 272 - This is an action to recover damages for personal injuries sustained by the plaintiff while in the employ of the defendant...
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