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 14
Remick, Schilling & Company, 1904 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 410 - ... and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages notwithstanding the death of the person injured . . . Section 2.
Page 197 - Laws of a general nature shall have uniform operation throughout the State, and no special law shall be enacted in any case for which provision has been made by an existing general law.
Page 303 - Whether the negligence of the defendant was the proximate cause of the injury was a question of fact, also, to be determined by the jury, under proper instruction from the court.
Page 425 - But what the master is, in my opinion, bound to his servant to do in the event of his not personally superintending and directing the work, is to select proper and competent persons to do so, and to furnish them with adequate materials and resources for the work.
Page 174 - The principle is that a servant, when he engages to serve a master, undertakes as between himself and his master to run all the ordinary risks of the service...
Page 638 - Every corporation operating a railway shall be liable for all 'damages sustained by any person, including employees of such corporation, in consequence of the neglect of agents, or by any mismanagement of the engineers or other...
Page 632 - In all the cases enumerated in the preceding section, and in all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, all laws shall be general, and of uniform operation throughout the State.
Page 432 - The agents who are charged with the duty of supplying safe machinery are not, in the true sense of the rule relied on, to be regarded as fellow-servants of those who are engaged in operating it.