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" Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done. "
Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union - Page 979
1877
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit ..., Volume 135

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...right which instructed them that negligence was "the failure to do what reasonable and prudent persons would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what reasonable and prudent persons, under the existing circumstances, would not have done. * * * You fix...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 157-158

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...of a breach of duty which, in law, amounted to negligence, yet if the plaintiff, by doing that which a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances, could have prevented the injury, and he failed to do that, he cannot recover, because the law says...
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The Ohio Law Journal, Volume 3

Law - 1883
...BERMUDEZ, CJ In the case of RR Co. v. Jones, 5 Otto 441. the Supreme Court of the United States says: " Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...circumstances of the situation, or doing what such person under the existing circumstances would not have done. The essence of the fault may lie, in omission...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 34

Louisiana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...claimed. In the tiase of the RR Co. vs. Jones, 5 Otto, 441, the Supreme Court of the United States says: " Negligence is the, failure to do what a reasonable...circumstances of the situation, or doing what such person under the existing circumstances would not have done. The essence of the fault may lie in omission...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier, Francis Rawle - Law - 1883
...630. The absence of care according to circumstances. See 78 Penn. 219; 46 Tex. 356 ; 9 W. Va. 252. The failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person...done under the circumstances of the situation, or the doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done. 95 US 441, per Swayne,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 107

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...la Dec. & Am. Diga. 1907 to date, & Reporter Indexe« 3. NEGLIGENCE (J 1*) — WHAT is "NEGLIGENCE." "Negligence" is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances, would not have done. [Ed. Note/ — For other cases, see Negligence, Cent. Dig. S 1 ; Dec. Dig. § 1.* For other definitions,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 198

Law reports, digests, etc - 1921
...instruction and gave it as so modified. The definition of "negligence" heretofore approved by this court Is: "Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...such a person under the existing circumstances would cot have done." Birsch т. Citizens' Elec. Co., 36 Mont. 574, 93 Рае. 940. Neither the Instruction...
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Federal decisions: cases argued and determined in the Supreme ..., Volume 3

William G. Myer, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...r. King, 10 How., 469. Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable anil prudent person would have done under the circumstances of the situation,...the existing circumstances would not have done. The es-ience of the fault may lie in omission or commission. The duty is dictated and measured by the exigencies...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 76

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...brakeman that he did not push the plaintiff from the train. The third instruction given Is as follows: •'Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of tiio situation, or doing what such a person, under t lie existing circumstances, would not have done....
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1885
...circumstances ; their liability is conditioned on the exercise of reasonable and proper care and caution. " Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...not have done. The essence of the fault may lie in omission or commission. The duty is dictated and measured by the exigencies of the occasion." Baltimore...
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