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" is the want of ordinary care upon the part of a person injured by the actionable negligence of another, combining and concurring with that negligence, and contributing to the injury as a proximate cause thereof, without which the injury would not have... "
A Treatise on the Law of Municipal Corporations - Page 2340
by Howard Strickland Abbott - 1906 - 3045 pages
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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 100

South Carolina. Supreme Court, J. S. G. Richardson, Robert Wallace Shand, Cyprian Melanchthon Efird, William Hay Townsend, Duncan C. Ray, William Munro Shand - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...will give you the technical definition of contributory negligence. It is a want of ordinary care on the part of a person injured by the actionable negligence...cause thereof without which the injury would not have occurred. Now, you see the defendant here — of course, there is no admission of negligence on the...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 27

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, John Walcott Thompson, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, William S. Dalton, August B. Edler, H. Arnold Rich, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt - Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...opinion of the court. Contributory negligence, as defined in 7 Am. & Eng. Ency. of Law, p. 371, "is the want of ordinary care upon the part of a person injured...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred." This is an accurate definition of contributory negligence. See Faulkner v. Mammoth Mining...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 17

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, Joseph M. Tanner, James A. Williams, George L. Nye, H. Arnold Rich, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1899
...contributory negligence can arise. Simms v. So. Oar Co., 2 SE 486; Harris v. Minne. R. Co., 33 N. W. 12. Contributory negligence is a want of ordinary care...concurring with that negligence, and contributing to that injury as a proximate cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred. 4 Vol....
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit ..., Volume 116

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...contributory negligence in a case of this character. It is the want of ordinary care and prudence on the part of a person injured by the actionable negligence...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred. 7 Am. & Eng. Enc. Law (2d Ed.) p. 371. Assuming that the presence of an obstruction in the...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 62

Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...22 Pac. 04S. 6 LRA 656, this court adopted from 4 Am. & Eng. Ene. Law, 17, the following definition: "Contributory negligence is a want of ordinary care...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred." The plaintiff did not open the gate in defendant's waste way, nor break its ditch, thereby...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 159

Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...following, from 7 Knc. Law, 371 (2d Kd.): 'Contributory negligence is a want of ordinary care upon tlie part of a person injured by the actionable negligence...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred.' It is thus seen that contributory negligence by a plaintiff can never exist except when...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 135

Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...proxlmately contributing to bring about the Injury." While in 7 Am. Eng. Ene. Law (2d Ed.) 371, It Is said: "Contributory negligence Is a want of ordinary care...that negligence, and contributing to the Injury, as the proximate cause thereof, without which the Injury would not have occurred." In St. L. & SPR Co....
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 4

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1888
...illustration.8 i Contributory Negligence denned. — Contributory negligence is a want of ordinary care_upon the part of a person injured by the actionable negligence...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred.3 or rules. We are convinced, after a study from almost every branch of the law in of the...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 18

Oregon. Supreme Court, William Wallace Thayer, Joseph Gardner Wilson, Thomas Benton Odeneal, William Henry Holmes, Julius Augustus Stratton, Reuben S. Strahan, George Henry Burnett, Robert Graves Morrow, James W. Crawford, Frank A. Turner, Bellinger, Charles Byron - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...passing train? "Contributory negligence" is defined to be "a want of ordinary care upon the part of the person injured by the actionable negligence of another,...cause thereof, without which the injury would not have occurred." 4 Amer. & Eng. Cyclop. Law, 17. The law will not permit a recovery where tho plaintiff,...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the Railroad ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1890
...train ? " Contributory negligence " is defined to be " a want of ordinary care upon the part of the person injured by the actionable negligence of another, combining and concurring with the negligence, and contributing to the injury as a proximate cause thereof, without which the injury...
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