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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 Atlantic Reporter, Volume 34

Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...Negligence Is the want of care required by the circumstances. It may "lie in omission or commission, In the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person...done under the circumstances of the situation, or In doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done." Railroad Co. v....
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 28

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...a person not a passenger. Breinig's Case, 25 Aid. 378. If this be so, the duty of the conductor was to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily...have done under the circumstances of the situation. Coughlan's Case, 24 Md. 84. Riuggold was a sane man, in full possession of his faculties, and accustomed...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 68

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...negligence caused the Injury. Negligence is the failure to do what a person of ordinary prudence would have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such a person, under such circumstances, would not have 'one. Apart from the situation and surrounding circumstances, no...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 25

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...Negligent Firn. 1. WHAT AMOUNTS то NEOLIOES-CE. Negligence is a failure to do what a reasonably prudput person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such person under existing circumstances would not have done. Reasonable or proper care must have reference...
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The Atlantic Reporter, Volume 37

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...to do what a reasonable and prudent person would do under the circumstances of the situation, or the doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done." Mr. Bigelow, in his book on Torts (page 201), says: "It is conceded by j all the authorities that...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 77

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...A charge in an action against a carrier for negligent injuries to live stock defined negligence as "the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person...under the existing circumstances would not have done." Held, that the use of "reasonable and prudent person," instead of "reasonably prudent person," is harmless...
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A treatise on the law of negligence, Volume 1

Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield - Negligence - 1888 - 728 pages
...Taff Vale R. Co., 5 Hurlst. & N. 679). Compare Philadelphia, &c. R. Co. v. Stinger, 78 Penn. St. 225). "Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances would not have done " {Railroad Co. v. Jones, 95 US 442, Swayne, J.). " Negligence is the failure to observe for the protection...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 117

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1889
...>negligence,' when used in these instructions, is meant either the failure to do what a reasonable person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such person would not have done under the existing circumstances." This. instruction was properly refused....
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 10

Abraham Clark Freeman - Reports, digests, etc - 1890
...'negligence,' when used in these instructions, is meant either the failure to do what a reasonable person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such person would not have done under the existing circumstances." This instruction was properly refused....
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