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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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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 38

Burdett Alberto Rich - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...negligent for failing to make effective provisions against it. Negligence is the failure to do wlmt a reasonable; and prudent person would ordinarily...such a person under the existing circumstances would nol have done. The essence of the fault may lie in omission or commission. The duty is dictated and...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 41

Robert Desty, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Burdett Alberto Rich - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...Negligence Is the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent man would ordinarily have done ander the circumstances of the situation, or doing what...would not have done. The essence of the fault may be In omission or commission. The dnty Is dictated by the exigencies of the occasion. Swayne, J., in...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...personal injury to any of them in the prosecution of his work. 2. NEGLIGENCEóMaster and Servant. Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...done under the circumstances of the situation, or done what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done. 3. CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCEóMaster...
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The American and English railroad cases: a collection of all cases ...

Law - 1905
...actionable negligence) ; Bradley v. Ohio River & C. Ry. Co. (N. Car.), 18 Am. & Eng. R. Cas.,NS, 340 ("the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent...have done under the circumstances of the situation ; the omission to use means reasonably necessary to avoid injury to others") ; McGraw *. Chicago, RI...
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The Texas Civil Appeals Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 33

Texas. Court of Civil Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...authorize a. judgment against both defendants, was harmless. Id. - 10. A charge defining negligence as "the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily have done under the circumstance*. or doing what such person under the existing circumstances woujd not have done," does...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 54

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...Minn. 45, 24 NW 311. In B. & PR Co. v. Jones, 95 US 430, 24 L. Ed. 500, the syllabus is as follows : "Negligence Is the failure to do what a reasonable...the existing circumstances would not have done. The duty Is dictated and measured by the exigencies of the occasion. "Plaintiff held not entitled to recover...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 53

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...situation and the circumstances suggested and required. The approved meaning of the term Is the omission to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily...the existing circumstances would not have done. The duty, thus Imposed, Is dictated and measured by the particular exigencies of the occasion. The essence...
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United States Reports, Supreme Court: Cases Argued and Adjudged ..., Volume 95

United States. Supreme Court, William T. Otto - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...consider them. In our view, the point presented by the third is sufficient to dispose of the case. the existing circumstances would 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. See Wharton...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 1

Henry Philip Farnham, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...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 navt done. . . . You fix...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 105

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Conway Robinson, Peachy Ridgway Grattan, James Muscoe Matthews, George W. Hansbrough, Martin Parks Burks - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...45, 24 1ST. W. 311. In B. & PR Co. v. Jones, 95 US 439, 24 L. Ed. 506, the syllabus is as follows: "Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...the existing circumstances would not have done. The duty is dictated and measured by the exigencies of the occasion. "Plaintiff held not entitled to recover...
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