A Treatise on the Law of Damages

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Mills, 1876 - Damages - 742 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER VI
64
igation
103
Seduction
104
What May be Shown in Mitigation 106 What Cannot be Shown 107 Breach of Promise of Marriage 108 What May be Shown in Mifigation 109 Fals...
112
Personal InjuriesAssault and Battery
115
Pecuniary Circumstances of the Defendant
120
Bad Character of the PluintnfiNo Mitigation
121
Indictment Conviction or Fine for the Oifense
122
Malicious Prosecution
124
Moral Guilt as Affecting Damages
125
CHAPTER V111 OF THE DUTY on THE PLAINTIFF TO PREVENT AN INJURY AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF IT SECTION 126 Statement of...
130
CHAPTER IX
136
138 Where it is Irea tel as Liquidated Damages
138
Instances in Engla ndWhere a Penalty
139
Instances in EnglandWhere Liquidated Damages
142
English Doctrine Followed in this Country
145
American Decisi0nsLiquidated Damages
147
Where the Price of Property is Fixed 149 Damages not to Exceed the Liquidated
149
Cannot generally Exceed the Penalty
150
Where the Amount due is Certe inUsury
153
Propositions Deducible from the DecisionsPenalty 155 Whcre Treated as Liquidated Damages
154
Rules of Construction
156
CHAPTER X
157
the Plaintifis Negligence
161
Instances of the Application of the Principle
164
Contributory NegligenceCa ses
175
Other cases of Negligence per
177
InstructionsErroneousCorrect
178
Ordinary Care
179
In case of Fire caused by Negligence
180
Other Instances of Negligence
181
Negligence not Imputed in the Act of Saving Life
182
Where the Injury Cannot be Apportioned
183
Limits of the Rule in case of Contributory Negligence
184
Knowledge by Servants of Defects causing them Injury Whcn Contributory Negligence
185
Whether the Question is one of Law or of Fact
186
The Question in General one for the Jury
188
Burden of Proof
189
Interest as DamagesCivi1 Law 213 Promissory Notes 214 Interest at the Place of Payment 215 Interest in Diflerent States 216 Money means Coin 217...
190
Presumption from the Instinct of SelfPreservation
191
Where the Injured Person is a Child
192
Where an Infant is Incapeble of Judgment
193
Negligence of Parent no Defense to Action by the Infant
194
Distinction where the Action is by the Parent
195
Question for a Jury
197
Intoxicated Persons
198
Blind Persons
199
Persons Non Campos Mentis
200
Applied to Antecedent DebtsConstitutiona l
201
Agreement to Pay in Gold or Silver Coin
202
Propositions Deducible from the Decisions
205
When Parties Stipulate for Interest at a Particular Place 225 Exchange
207
Protest
208
Indorsee against Indorser or Surety
209
Fraud in Tra nsterGuarranty of Genuineness 229 Notes Payable in Specific Articles
210
Bills of Exchange
212
Fixed Sum as Damages on Protest
220
Where a Larger Rule Obtains
250
The Doctrine of Hadley v Baxendale
252
General Application of the Rule
253
English Cases Illustrating its Application
254
Leading American Cases
255
Damages for the Nondelivery of Stocks
256
CHAPTER XIII
285
CHAPTER XIV
307
Importance of the Subject
346
CHAPTER XVI
365
CHAPTER XVII
430
CHAPTER XIX
447
CHAPTER XXII
517
FALSE Imrmsonunnr
538
LIBEL AND SLANDEB
549
CHAPTER XXVI
556
703
562
FRAUD AND DECEIT
564
ima
572
Fire InsuranceDa mages
573
Lessees Interest
574
Mortgagees Interest
575
Bailees and Trustees
576
Vendor on a Contract of Sale
577
Damages Limited by Contract Rebuilding and Repairing
579
Double Insurance
581
Subrogation
586
Life Insurance Damages on a Life Policy
587
Creditors Interest CHAPTER XX
589
Damages for Injuries to the Person 600 Assault and BntteryElements
600
Aggravation
601
Mitiga ti0nDefense
602
Character of the PlaintiflDefendant
603
The Defendant may Show Circumsta ncesRes geshe
604
Whether the Acts done or the Vords Spoken are Part of the Reir geslw
605
CharacterKnowledge of may Mitigate Damages
607
Pecuniary Circumstances
609
Aggravating CircumstancesC0nductIhrea
611
Aggravution Owing to lntemperance
613
Permanent Injury
614
Summary
615
Complete Defens hWhs t
616
Injury by Infants and Noncompotes
617
CHAPTER XXXII
619
Damages for Conversion 793 Cause of ControversyTirne and Place of Value 795 Value at the Time of the Conversion 796 Exception to the Rule 797...
626
Mistake in a Message Ordering Wheat Purchased etc
634
Mitigation
648
Pretium Aflech0msArticles of Virtu 818 Accession
650
Confusion
654
Exemplary Damages for the Conversion 822 VVhere the Interest is Qualified or Limited 823 Conversion of Notes or other Choses in Action
656
CHAPTER XXXIII
658
Property Lost or Destroyed 833 Special Damages by the Plaintiff 834 Special Damages by the Defendant
663
CHAPTER XXXV
667
CHAPTER XXXVI
679
Dnmons ON CONTRACTS FOR THE N 0NPAYMENT or Moxnv Summon 210 Actual Compensation the Rule
706
Tnovnn AND CONVERSION
718

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