American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported Negligence Cases Decided in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, All the United States Circuit and District Courts, and the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, from the Earliest Times, with Selections from the Intermediate Courts : [1789-1897] Topically Arranged, with Notes of English Cases and Annotations, Volume 10

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Remick, Schilling & Company, 1900 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 536 - ... for the frauds, deceits, concealments, misrepresentations, torts, negligences, and other malfeasances, or misfeasances, and omissions of duty, of his agent in the course of his employment, although the principal did not authorize, or justify, or participate in, or indeed know of such misconduct, or even if he forbade the acts or disapproved of them.
Page 550 - That it is not just and reasonable in the eye of the law for a common carrier to stipulate for exemption from responsibility for the negligence of himself or his servants.
Page 131 - ... public, or that reckless indifference to the rights of others which is equivalent to an intentional violation of...
Page 582 - ... dependent entirely upon the opposite parties to the suit or controversy, being aliens and citizens of the United States or citizens of different States; also in all cases arising under the patent laws, under the revenue laws, and under the criminal laws and in admiralty cases...
Page 339 - The court instructs the jury that if they shall believe from the evidence that the plaintiff...
Page 688 - An injury that is the natural and probable consequence of an act of negligence is actionable. But an injury that could not have been foreseen or reasonably anticipated as the probable result of the negligence is not actionable...
Page 620 - On consideration whereof, it is now here ordered, adjudged, and decreed by this court, that the decree of the said...
Page 581 - Judgment is reversed, and the case remanded to the Circuit Court, with directions to set aside the verdict and to order a new trial.
Page 693 - I think that what was said in the case of Marshall v. York, Newcastle, and Berwick By. Co. (1) was quite correct. It was there laid down that the right which a passenger by railway has to be carried safely does not depend on his having made a contract, but that the fact of his being a passenger casts a duty on the company to carry him safely...
Page 646 - By another section (196) it is provided that " the court may, before or after judgment, in furtherance of justice and on such terms as may be proper, amend any pleading, process, or proceeding, by adding or striking out the name of any party, or by correcting a mistake in the name of a party or a mistake in any other respect...

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