Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Washington, Volume 58

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Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1910 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 511 - The General Assembly shall not grant to any citizen, or class of citizens, privileges or immunities, which, upon the same terms, shall not equally belong to all citizens.
Page 168 - The broad, general rule in such cases is, that the party injured is entitled to recover all his damages, including gains prevented as well as losses sustained; and this rule is subject to but two conditions : The damages must be such as may fairly be supposed to have entered into the contemplation of the parties when they made the contract, that is, must be such as might naturally be expected to follow its violation ; and they must be certain, both in their nature and in respect to the cause from...
Page 320 - That in all actions hereafter brought against any common carriers to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee, or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery where his contributory negligence was slight and that of the employer was gross in comparison, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee. All questions...
Page 348 - ... whether by testament or ab intestato, and they may take possession thereof, either by themselves or others acting for them, and dispose of the same at their will, paying such dues only as the inhabitants of the country wherein the said goods are, shall be subject to pay in like cases.
Page 582 - ... relieve a party from a judgment taken against him through his mistake, inadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect...
Page 570 - Pickering 344) , it is not every small creek in which a fishing skiff or gunning canoe can be made to float at high water which is deemed navigable, but, in order to give it the character of a navigable stream, it must be generally and commonly useful to some purpose of trade or agriculture.
Page 186 - ... of the county in which the principal place of business of the corporation is to be located, and no corporation shall, until such articles be left for record, have legal existence.
Page 497 - Any county, city, town, or township may make and enforce within its limits all such local, police, sanitary, and other regulations as are not in conflict with general laws.
Page 186 - ... of fifty dollars for every day it shall so neglect, to be sued for and recovered...
Page 663 - But every one has a right to select and determine with whom he will contract, and cannot have another person thrust upon him without his consent. In the familiar phrase of Lord Denman, " You have a right to the benefit you anticipate from the character, credit, and substance of the party with whom you contract.

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