American Negligence Reports, Current Series Cited Am. Neg. Rep: All the Current Negligence Cases Decided in the Federal Courts of the United States, the Courts of Last Resort of All the States and Territories, and Selections from the Intermediate Courts, Together with Notes of English Cases and Annotations ...

Front Cover
John Milton Gardner, Walter James Eagle
Remick & Schilling, 1906 - Employers' liability
0 Reviews
"All the current negligence cases decided in the federal courts of the United States, the courts of last resort of all the states and territories, and selections from the intermediate courts, together with notes of English cases and annotations." (varies)
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 429 - To bring a person within the description of a common carrier, he must exercise it as a public employment ; he must undertake to carry goods for persons generally ; and he must hold himself out as ready to engage in the transportation of goods for hire, as a business, not as a casual occupation pro hac vice.
Page 145 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Page 588 - A municipal corporation proper is created mainly for the interest, advantage, and convenience of the locality and its people; a county organization is created almost exclusively with a view to the policy of the state at large...
Page 664 - The cause was tried before a jury and resulted in a verdict and judgment in favor of the plaintiff for the sum of $10,000.
Page 242 - The limitation as to value has no tendency to exempt from liability for negligence. It does not induce want of care. It exacts from the carrier the measure of care due to the value agreed on. The carrier is bound to respond in that value for negligence. The compensation for carriage is based on that value. The shipper is estopped from saying that the value is greater.
Page 586 - ... bodies politic and corporate, and, as such, capable of suing and being sued, contracting and being contracted with...
Page 535 - It is contended that the negligence of the plaintiff alone contributed to his injury, and that the evidence fails to show any negligence on the part of the defendant.
Page 271 - That it is not just and reasonable in the eye of the law for a common carrier to stipulate for exemption from responsibility for the negligence of himself or his servants.
Page 246 - The injuries which he received resulted in his death. The trial judge held that the evidence was sufficient to justify the Jury in finding that the driver was guilty of negligence which caused the accident.
Page 157 - In the record brings this case within the reason of the "humane doctrine," nor do we find any competent evidence In the record to show actionable negligence on the part of the defendant which was the proximate cause of the Injury.

Bibliographic information