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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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A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis - Torts - 1907 - 820 pages
...others."1 "Negligence is the absence of that measure of care which the circumstances require. " 2 " Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances would not have done. ' ' * Negligence is a relative i Flske v. Forsythe DLB Co., 57 Conn. 118, 119, 17 AU. 356. * Jackson...
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General relations

Beven, Thomas - Negligence - 1908
...definition of negligence, which, says Swayne, J., in Railroad Co. v. Jones, 95 US (5 Otto) 439, 441, is " the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent...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." That...
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Torts. Damages. Domestic relations

Albert Hutchinson Putney - Law - 1908
...without contributory negligence on his part has suffered injury to his person or property. ' ' B ' 'Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances would not have done." ' "Negligence is the unintentional failure to perform a duty implied by law, whereby damage naturally...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 36

Montana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...act. In Baltimore etc. RR Co. v. Jones, 95 US 439, 24 L. Ed. 506, negligence is defined as follows: "Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances would not have done." We approve this definition, and under its terms we cannot see how it can be said that the plaintiff's...
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Popular Law Library, Putney...

Albert H. Putney - Law - 1908
...plaintiff without contributory negligence on his part has suffered injury to his person or property."8 "Negligence is the failure to do what a reasonable...the existing circumstances would not have done."* "Negligence is the unintentional failure to perform a duty implied by law, whereby damage naturally...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 66

Law - 1908
...act. In Baltimore, etc., RR Co. v. Jones, 95 US 439, 24 L. Ed. 506, negligence Is defined as follows: "Negligence Is the failure to do what a reasonable...under the existing circumstances would not have done." We approve this definition, and under its terms we cannot see how it can be said that the plaintiff's...
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Grounds and Rudiments of Law, Volume 2

William Taylor Hughes - Law - 1908
...act concurring with an unforeseen event is not an actionable tort. Nichols ; Fletcher. Tort defined: Failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person...circumstances of the situation, or doing what such a persoi would not have done. Blyth Case ; Baltimore RR v. Jones (1877), 95 US 441 (24 L. ed. 506) ;...
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Revisal of 1908 of North Carolina: Being the Public and General ..., Volume 1

North Carolina - Law - 1908
...Collier v. Arlington, 61-356. ACTIONABLE NEGLIGENCE DEFINED. Actionable negligence is the omission to do what a reasonable and prudent person would ordinarily...done under the circumstances of the situation, or the doing what such a person under the existing circumstances would not have done: Fuller v. R. R,....
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The Federal Reporter: With Key-number Annotations ..., Volume 60

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...directing a verdict for the defendants. In Railroad Co. v. Jones, supra, it is laid down as follows: "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. See Whart....
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The Federal Reporter: With Key-number Annotations ..., Volume 189

Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...slippery condition of the platform and steps. [3] Negligence, as defined by the Supreme Court, consists in "the failure to do what a reasonable and prudent person...such a person under the existing circumstances would ngt have done." Railroad Co. v. Jones, 95 US 439, 24 L. Ed. 506. It cannot be said, as a matter of...
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