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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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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 - 1883 - 760 pages
...became the proximate or promotive cause, as defined by law. " That in determining what is proximity of cause, the true rule is that the injury must be the...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." Township of West Mahonoy v. Watson, (Sup. Ct. Pa., May 9, 1887.) 9 Atl. Rep. 433. In the case of Hoag...
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The Lancaster Law Review, Volume 31

Law - 1914 - 448 pages
...of the proximate cause." In Hoag z: Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway, 85 Pa., 293, it is said: "The injury must be the natural and probable consequence...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." In Wallace v. Keystone Auto Co., 239 Pa., no, proximate cause is defined as follows : " The proximate...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 41

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883 - 958 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...natural and probable consequence of the negligence ; sucha consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been...
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The Lancaster Law Review, Volume 37

Henry Clay Brubaker, Charles Israel Landis, George Ross Eshleman, Issac Clinton Arnold - Law - 1921 - 632 pages
...unskillfulness was the proximate cause of the injury complained of. In determining what is proximate cause, the rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence : Robb v. Penna. Company, 186 Pa. 456. The burden is on the plaintiff to prove that the injury resulted...
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Some Leading Principles of Anglo-American Law Expounded with a View to Its ...

Henry Taylor Terry - Jurisprudence - 1884 - 736 pages
...property, which was set on fire and destroyed. It was held that the damage was too remote, it not being " such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." It seems to me more correct to say that in the circumstances the engineer owed no duty to the plaintiff...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 31

Law - 1884 - 542 pages
...the risk, knowing (he danger, he Is guilty of contributory negligence and is precluded from recovery. In determining what is proximate cause the true rule...injury must be the natural and probable consequence ol the negligence; such a consequence as, under the circumstances of the case, might and ought to have...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 30

Law reports, digests, etc - 1892 - 1150 pages
...the defendant. * * * In all, or nearly all, cases the rule for determining what isa proximate cause is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, and that this might and ought to have been foreseen under the surrounding oircuni4tnnc'es. These are...
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The York Legal Record, Volume 4

Law - 1884 - 246 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence of defendants. The rule for determining what is proximate cause, is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, and that it might and ought to have been forseen under the circumstances. " It is for you to say ,...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 15

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885 - 624 pages
...the defendant company should have known it ? For, unless he can establish this, he cannot recover. In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule...circumstances of the case might and ought to have been forseen by the wrongdoers as likely to follow from his act. (Railroad Company v. Kerr, 12 PFS 353;...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 49

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885 - 912 pages
...that the defendant company should have known it ? For unless he can establish this he cannot recover. In determining what is proximate cause the true rule...must be the natural and probable consequence of the negliPittsburgh Southern Railway Company v. Taylor. gence, such a consequence as under the surrounding...
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