Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Georgia at the ..., Volume 83

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Jas. P. Harrison & Company, printers, 1890 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 625 - When the death of one is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, the personal representatives of the former may maintain an action therefor against the latter, if the former might have maintained an action, had he lived, against the latter for an injury for the same act or omission.
Page 596 - If the plaintiff by ordinary care could have avoided the consequences to himself caused by the defendant's negligence, he Is not entitled to recover. But in other cases the defendant is not relieved, although the plaintiff may In some way have contributed to the injury sustained.
Page 74 - A railroad company shall be liable for any damage done to persons, stock or other property, by the running of the locomotives or cars, or other machinery of such company, or for damage done by any person in the...
Page 732 - When the execution went out from the court below, it required the collection of the judgment with interest at the rate of eight per cent per annum, and damages at the rate of six per cent in addition.
Page 551 - A pardon reaches both the punishment prescribed for the offence and the guilt of the offender ; and when the pardon is full it releases...
Page 390 - Respondent moved for a new trial on the grounds that the verdict was contrary to the weight of the evidence, that it was a compromise verdict, and that the damages allowed were inadequate.
Page 386 - The expenses of litigation are not generally allowed as a part of the damages; but if the defendant has acted in bad faith, or has been stubbornly litigious, or has caused the plaintiff unnecessary trouble and expense, the jury may allow them.
Page 53 - In cases of voluntary manslaughter there must be a serious and highly provoking injury inflicted upon the person killing, sufficient to excite an irresistible passion in a reasonable person, or an attempt by the person killed to commit a. serious personal injury on the person killing.
Page 260 - Private property shall not be taken, or damaged, for public purposes, without just and adequate compensation being first paid.
Page 737 - All taxation shall be uniform upon the same class of subjects, and ad valorem on all property subject to be taxed within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws.

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