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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... "
Lawyers' Reports Annotated - Page 390
1905
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 17

Law - 1878 - 560 pages
...substantially recognized in The Railroad Company v. Kerr, and The Railroad Company v. Hope, supra, that in determining what is proximate cause, the true rule...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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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 78

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878 - 692 pages
...<f NWRW Co 26 Wis. 224. 2. The damage, was it proximate or remote? To render the defendant liable, the injury must be the natural and probable consequence...under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might or <">ught to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to result from his act. But where a fire...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 27

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879 - 884 pages
...substantially recognized in The Railroad Company v. Kerr, and T7ie Railroad Company v. Hope, supra, that in determining what is proximate cause, the true rule...the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surroundDoreey v. Abrams. ing circumstances of the case, might and ought to hsivc been foreseen by...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 20

Law - 1879 - 582 pages
...must determine whether the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the negligence — euch a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...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 Federal Reporter, Volume 135

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 1124 pages
...of the attending circumstances." In Hoag v. Railroad Co., 85 Pa. 293, 27 Am. Rep. 653, it is said : "The true rule Is that the injury must be the natural...been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from the act." In the light of these and other authorities, and the undisputed evidence in these cases,...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 35

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881 - 896 pages
...for the jury, who must determine whether the injury was the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company v. McEeen. natural and probable consequence of the negligence,...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
...the proximate cause of an accident is that "the injury must be the natural and probable consequences of the negligence, such a consequence as under the...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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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 - 1882 - 722 pages
...chain of events, each one of which is the natural, foreseen and necessary result of such cause. * * * In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is, that the injury must be the natural andprobable consequence of the negligence ; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...
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Hine & Nichols' New Digest of Insurance Decisions Fire and Marine: Together ...

Charles Cole Hine, Walter S. Nichols - Fire insurance - 1882 - 820 pages
...of the cause of the injury. The rule for determining what is a proximate cause may be stated thus: that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, and that this consequence might and ought to have been foreseen under the surrounding circumstances....
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