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" The law has so high a regard for human life that it will not impute negligence to an effort to preserve it, unless made under such circumstances as to constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persons. "
American Negligence Reports, Current Series Cited Am. Neg. Rep: All the ... - Page 165
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 41

Law - 1890
...danger of great bodily harm, it is held that such exposure and risk for such a purpose is not negligent. The law has so high a regard for human life that it...constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persons.' The principle was culled from a well-considered opinion of the Conrt of Appeals of New York, in the...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 5

Law - 1872
...whether the negligence of the deceased contributed to the injury. Eckert v. Long Island RR Co., 721. 8. The law has so high a regard for human life that it...constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persons. Although an exposure to injury, for the purpose of saving property, is negligence, for the purpose...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 44

Law - 1892
...all the other cases that come to our notice. InEckert v. Railway Co., 4:! NY 502, it was held that " the law has so high a regard for human life that it...negligence to an effort to preserve it, unless made under circumstances constituting rashness in tho jndgment lif prndent persons." In that case tho rescuer...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 3

Law - 1871
...himself. Eckhart v. Long Island Railroad. Opinion by Grover, J. (Allen and Folger, .1.1 . dissenting.) a. The law has so high a regard for human life that It wUl not Impute negligence to an effort to preserve It, unless made under such circumstances as to constitute...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 41

Nathan Howard, Rowland M Stover - Law reports, digests, etc - 1871
...ScitROOATB. (Id.) CONTINGENT GUARANTY. See MORTGAGE OF LAND. (^ Laming t CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGEXCB 1. The law has so high a regard for human life that it will uoi impute negligence to an effort to preserve it, unless made under circumstances constituting rashness...
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The Canada Law Journal, Volume 7

Law - 1872
...deliberation. He must act instantly, if at all, as a moment's delay would have been fatal to the child. The law has so high a regard for human life that it...to constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persona. For a person engaged in hie ordinary affairs.'or in the mere protection of property, knowingly...
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Report of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska

Nebraska. Supreme Court, James Mills Woolworth - Court rules - 1873
...The girl was guilty of no negligence, but was attempting to save her brother, as the engineer swears. The law has so high a regard for human life, that...not impute negligence to an effort to preserve it. Eckert v. Loruj-Island Railroad, 3 American, 723 ; 43 New York,. 502 ; 1 ffilliard on Torts (3d ed.),...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska, Volume 2

James Mills Woolworth, Lorenzo Crounse, Guy Ashton Brown, David Allen Campbell, Walter Alber Leese, Lee Herdmen, Henry Clay Lindsay, Henry Paxon Stoddart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1873
...The girl was guilty of no negligence, but was attempting to save her brother, as the engineer swears. The law has so high a regard for human life, that...not impute negligence to an effort to preserve it. Eckert v. Long-Ialand Railroad, 3 American, 723 ; 43 New York, 502 ; 1 Billiard on Torts (3d ed.),...
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A treatise on the law of negligence

Francis Wharton - Negligence - 1874 - 889 pages
...deliberation. He must act instantly, if at all, as a moment's delay would have been fatal to the child. The law has so high a regard for human life that it...constitute rashness in the judgment of prudent persons. For a person engaged in his ordinary affairs, or in the mere protection of property, knowingly and...
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Civil Malpractice: a Treatise on Surgical Jurisprudence: With Chapters on ...

Milo Adams McClelland - Malpractice - 1877 - 554 pages
...to him, faithfully and diligently. 9. In respect to human life, the law has so high a regard for it, that it will not impute negligence to an effort to preserve it, unless the effort is made under such circumstances as to constitute recklessness, in the judgment of prudent...
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