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" This subject was fully considered by this Court in the case of Bridge v. The Grand Junction Railway Company, 3 M. & W. 246, where, as appears to me, the correct rule is laid down concerning negligence, namely, that the negligence which is to preclude... "
Law and Business ...: Introduction - Page 175
by William Homer Spencer - 1911
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer ..., Volume 3

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby - Law reports, digests, etc - 1838 - 828 pages
...(e). [Lord Abinger, CB — The negligence of the plaintiff, in order to preclude him from recovering, must be such as that he could by ordinary care have avoided the consequences of the defendants' negligence.] It is sufficiently averred in the plea, that the collision itself took place...
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Irish Law Reports: Particularly of Points of Practice, Argued and ..., Volume 12

Ireland. Court of King's Bench - Law reports, digests, etc - 1850 - 646 pages
...Railway Company, BANK' OF " w^ere> ^ appears to me, the correct rule is laid down concerning IHELAND. "negligence, namely, that the negligence which is...ordinary care have avoided the consequences " of the defendants' negligence." In a note to Raisin v. Mitchell (b) the result is thus stated, that " although...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer ..., Volume 10

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby - Law reports, digests, etc - 1843 - 852 pages
...was fully considered by this Court in the case of Bridge v. The Grand Junction Railway Company (e), where, as appears to me, the correct rule is laid...of this nature, must be such as that he could, by (a) 1 C. &M.21. (d) 1 Ad. & E. (NS), 29; (6) 5 Carr. & P. 375. 4 P. & D. 672. (c) Ibid. 421. (e) 3...
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The Law Students Magazine, Volume 1

1849 - 734 pages
...fully considered by the court, in the case of Bridge v. the Grand Junction Railway Company (supra), where, as appears to me, the correct rule is laid...the negligence which is to preclude a plaintiff from recovery in an action of this nature must be such as that he could, by ordinary care, have avoided...
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Wisconsin Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Volume 11

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Philip Loring Spooner, Abram Daniel Smith, Obadiah Milton Conover, Frederic King Conover, Frederick William Arthur, Frderick C. Seibold - Law reports, digests, etc - 1861 - 604 pages
...preclude him from a recovery. The negligence of the plaintiff, in order to preclude him from recovering, must be such as that he could, by ordinary care, have...avoided the consequences of the defendant's negligence. The rule of liability that attaches to the defendant may be stated in general terms, as follows, to...
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A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether ..., Volume 6

William Wait - Actions and defenses - 1879 - 1002 pages
..."\V. 247, " the negligence of the plaintiff, in order to preclude him from a recovery, must be such that he could by ordinary care have avoided the consequences of the defendant's negligence'' (Beers v. Housatonic R. R. Co., 19 Conn. 566; Colgrove v. Neva Haven RR Co., 20 N. T. 492 ; Butterfield...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 122

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908 - 1118 pages
...rule of the court that "the negligence which is to preclude a plaintiff from recovery in an action must be such as that he could by ordinary care have...avoided the consequences of the defendant's negligence." The federal courts have followed in the line of this leading English case. In Gilbert v. Erie Railroad,...
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The Law of Horses: Including the Law of Innkeepers, Veterinary Surgeons, Etc ...

George Henry Hewitt Oliphant - Horses - 1882 - 724 pages
...Cole/tester v. Brookt, 7 Q politan Hoard of Work», 2 F. & FB 377. 004. (/) Bridge v. The Grand Junctiftt 308 namely, that the negligence which is to preclude a...avoided the consequences of the defendant's negligence. Although the Ass may have been wrongfully there, still the defendant was bound to go along the road...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railways, Volume 2

David Rorer - Railroad law - 1884 - 996 pages
...Co.. supra, "with reasonable care," The negligence of the plaintiff, to preclude him from a recovery, must be " such as that he could, by ordinary care, have avoided the consequences of the defendants' negligence."* "A party is not be the negligence of the parents: Pittsburg, Fort Wayne &...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 59

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 1156 pages
...plaintiff from contributory negligence In this case. Taking the words of Baron Parke in Davies v. Mann, "the negligence which Is to preclude a plaintiff from recovering In an action of this nature most be such that he could by ordinanp care have avoided the consequence of the defendant's negligence,"...
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