Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 215

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Page 97 - ... was being earned by a person in the same grade employed at the same work by the same employer, or, if there is no person so employed, by a person in the same grade employed In the same class of employment and In the same district...
Page 411 - But if any such instrument, after completion, is negotiated to a holder in due course, it is valid and effectual for all purposes in his hands, and he may enforce it as if it had been filled up...
Page 59 - ... shall have the force of a law: But in all such cases the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays ; and the names of the persons voting for, or against, the said bill or resolve, shall be entered upon the public records of the Commonwealth.
Page 9 - Parliament, or of letters patent; and no company, association, or partnership consisting of more than twenty persons shall be formed, after the commencement of this Act, for the purpose of carrying on any other business that has for its object the acquisition of gain by the company, association, or partnership, or by the individual members thereof, unless it is registered...
Page 499 - In order that compensation may be due the injury must both arise out of and also be received in the course of the employment. Neither alone is enough. comes while the workman is doing the duty which he is employed to perform. It "arises out of" the employment, when there is apparent to the rational mind, upon consideration of all the circumstances, a causal connection between the conditions under which the work is required to be performed and the resulting injury.
Page 472 - In all controversies concerning property, and in all suits between two or more persons, except in cases in which it has heretofore been...
Page 339 - This was an action on the case to recover for personal injuries received by the plaintiff while in the employ of the defendant company as a locomotive fireman.
Page 253 - The amount of any loss or damage for which any carrier is liable shall be computed on the basis of the value of the property (being the bona-fide invoice price, if any, to the consignee, including the freight charges, if prepaid) at the place and time of shipment...
Page 485 - ... and for this purpose the inspectors of the association shall have free access to all such premises during regular working hours.
Page 33 - ... effected directly and independently of all other causes through external, violent and accidental means.

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