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" In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the... "
Atlantic Reporter - Page 302
1901
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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 - 1833 - 812 pages
...that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence ; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." Applying this rule to the facts of the present case, can it be said that the injury of Mrs. Trich was...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 37

Law - 1888 - 556 pages
...that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his sot." Applying this rule to the facts of the present case, can it be said that the injury of Mrs. Trich...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 9

Law - 1879 - 540 pages
...determine whether the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. What would be more quickly apprehended by one setting fire to dry leaves and brush, than that it would...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 38

Law reports, digests, etc - 1896 - 644 pages
...probable consequence of the breaking of this guy rope lying upon the track — such a consequence, as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the agents of the railroad company as likely to flow from their act. Even if the employees of the company...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 17

Law - 1878 - 560 pages
...that the injury must be the natural [and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act. This is not a limitation of the maxim causa proximo, non remota spectator; it only affects its application....
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 20

Law - 1879 - 582 pages
...whether the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence — euch a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. What would be more quickly apprehended by one setting fire to dry leaves and brush, than that it would...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 27

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879 - 884 pages
...consequence as, under the surroundDoreey v. Abrams. ing circumstances of the case, might and ought to hsivc been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act. This is not a limitation of the maxim causa proxima non remota tpectatur; it only affects its application....
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 35

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881 - 896 pages
...Railroad Company v. McEeen. natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. What would be more quickly apprehended, by one setting fire to dry leaves and brush, than that it would...
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The York Legal Record, Volume 2

Law - 1882 - 264 pages
...that "the injury must be the natural and probable consequences of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case might and ought to have been seen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." — City of Lancaster i'. Kissinger, 13 Lancaster...
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The York Legal Record, Volume 31

Law - 1917 - 258 pages
...natural and probable result of defendant's negligence. See King v. Lehigh Valley RR Co., 245 Pa. 25. as- under the surrounding circumstances of the case might and ought to be foreseen by the wrong doer as likely to flow from his acts;" Swansbn v. Crandall, supra; while such...
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