The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in the Common Law : to which is Added the Draft of a Code of Civil Wrongs Prepared for the Government of India (Google eBook)

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Stevens and Sons, 1908 - Torts - 695 pages
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Page 337 - An act done by a person in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute shall not be actionable on the ground only that it induces some other person to break a contract of employment or that it is an interference with the trade, business, or employment of some other person, or with the right of some other person to dispose of his capital or his labour as he wills.
Page 447 - There must be reasonable evidence of negligence. But where the thing 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 defendants, that the accident arose from want of care.
Page 71 - ... 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...
Page 96 - An action against a trade union, whether of workmen or masters, or against any members or officials thereof on behalf of themselves and all other members of the trade union in respect of any tortious act alleged to have been committed by or on behalf of the trade union, shall not be entertained by any court.
Page 572 - trade dispute" means any dispute between employers and workmen, or between workmen and workmen, which is connected with the employment or non-employment or the terms of the employment, or with the conditions of labour, of any person...
Page 487 - We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.
Page 571 - ... (4) watches or besets the house or other place where such other person resides, or works, or carries on business, or happens to be, or the approach to such house or place...
Page 576 - The amount of compensation recoverable under this Act shall not exceed such sum as may be found to be equivalent to the estimated earnings, during the three years preceding the injury, of a person in the same grade employed during those years in the like employment and in the district in which the workman is employed at the time of the injury.
Page 578 - The notice may also be served by post by a registered letter addressed to the person on whom it is to be served at his last known place of residence or place of business...
Page 153 - ... that the person who owns the surface may dig therein, and apply all that is there found to his own purposes, at his free will and pleasure...

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