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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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American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a ..., Volume 7

William Weeks Morrill - Electric utilities - 1902
...of the injury for which he sues. Negligence is the want of due care. That expresses it in few words. Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done nnder the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such a person, under existing circumstances,...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 55

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...Davis v. Boston & MR Co. (XH) 49 All. 108. Messrs. John Kivel and Jam os A. Edgerly, for defendant: Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily havo done under the circumstances of the situation, or doing what such a person under the existing...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 60

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...third party to exercise the same diligence is no defense to this action. Bishop, Non Contract Law, 32. Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...the situation, or doing what such a person under the exiting circumstances would not have done. The essence of the fault may lie in omission or commission....
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Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the ..., Volume 1

Edgar Benton Kinkead - Torts - 1903 - 1739 pages
...others. Negligence which will give rise to a cause of action is the failure to do what a reasonably prudent person would ordinarily have done under the...circumstances of the situation; or doing what such person, under the existing circumstances, would not have done. It is the failure to observe that degree...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Appellate Court of ..., Volume 30

Indiana. Appellate Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...the whole risk were his own," where the jury was informed by other instructions that negligence was the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily do under the circumstances of the situation; and that a failure to observe the degree of care which...
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Venezuelan Arbitrations of 1903: Including Protocols, Personnel and Rules of ...

Jackson Harvey Ralston, W. T. Sherman Doyle - Venezuela - 1904 - 1105 pages
...from injury as, in a natural and continuous sequence, causes unintended injury to the .latter. (Ibid.) The failure to do what a reasonable- and prudent person...done under the circumstances of the situation, or the doing what euch a person ander the existing circumstances would not have done. (Ibid., citing 95...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 186

Indiana. Supreme Court, Charles Frederick Remy, George Washington Self, Philip Zoercher, William H. Adams, Mrs. White Edward Franklin, Emma Mary May - Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...not erroneous when construed in connection with another instruction properly denning negligence as the "failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done Indianapolis Traction, etc., Co. v. Hensley 186 Ind. 479. under the circumstances of the situation,...
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Venezuelan Arbitrations of 1903: Including Protocols, Personnel and Rules of ...

Jackson Harvey Ralston, W. T. Sherman Doyle - Venezuela - 1904 - 1105 pages
...reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done under the circumstances of the situation, or the doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done. (Ibid., citing 95 Г. 8., 441. ) See Bouvier under the head "Negligence" for further quotations. Laches...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 76

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...did not push the plaintiff from the train. The third instruction given Is as follows: "Negligence !s the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily hove done under the circumstances of the Situation, or doing what such a person, under the existing...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 33

Robert Desty, Edmund Hamilton Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...'Nesligence is the failore to do what a reasonable and prudent per33 LRA son would ordinarily nave done under the circumstances of the situation, or...not have done. The essence of the fault may lie in the omission or commission. The duty is dictated and measured by the exigencies of the occasion. '...
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