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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 Eastern Reporter: Containing All the Decisions of the States ..., Volume 8

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887 - 972 pages
...id. 353, and Railroad Co. v. ffope, 80 id. 373, laid down the rule as to proximate cause as follows : "In determining what is proximate cause, the true...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." Tested by this rule, the negligence and the injury certainly appear a long distance apart. Assuming...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 56

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1887 - 1004 pages
...and Railroad Co. v. Hope, 80 Penn. St. 379, laid down the rule as to proximate cause as follows: " In determining what is proximate cause the true rule...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." Tested by this rule the negligence and the injury certainly appear a long distance apart. Assuming...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 222

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920 - 1206 pages
...vol. 22, 32; Clark v. Wallace, 51 Colo. 437, 118 Рас. 973, Ann. Cas. 1913B, 355 and note. [4] In determining what Is proximate cause, the true rule...must be the natural and probable consequence of the act — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 201

Law reports, digests, etc - 1918 - 1336 pages
...ascertain whether the injury is the natural and probable consequence of the negligence act ; that is, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...the case might and ought to have been foreseen by a reasonably prudent person, in the exercise of ordinary care, as likely to result from the act complained...
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The Mining Reports: A Series Containing the Cases on the Law of ..., Volume 11

Robert Stewart Morrison - Mining law - 1887 - 780 pages
...near to a public road or way as to constitute a publiu nuisance: Hounstll v. Smyth, 1 CBNS 731. 6. In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is, that the injury must be the natural — a probable, consequence of the negligence : Hoag v. Lake Shore RB, 85 Pa. St. '293. 7. Knowledge...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 74

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903 - 1240 pages
...the test of defendant's liability Is that the consequences of the act complained of were such as, in the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the defendant. Poeppers v. Railway Co., 67 Mo. 715, 29 Am. Rep. 518; Stanley v. Railway Co., 114 Mo. 606,...
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The Eastern Reporter: Containing All the Decisions of the States ..., Volume 9

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887 - 988 pages
...should find that his injuries were the natural and probable consequence of the act of the conductor ; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and should have been foreseen by the conductor as likely to flow from his act. It is said that these points...
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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 - 1887 - 736 pages
...should find that his injuries were the natural and probable consequence of the act of the conductor ;• such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and should have have been foreseen by the conductor as likely to flow from his act. It is said that these...
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A Treatise on the Law of Negligence, Volume 1

Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield - Negligence - 1888 - 720 pages
...Exch. 239; Hoeyz/. Felton, 1 1 CBNS 143; Bovill, CJ, Sharp v. Powell, LR 7 CP 253; Thompson, 1083. "In determining what is proximate cause, the true...the •wrong-doer, as likely to flow from his act" (per Paxson, J., Pittsburgh So. R. Co. v. Taylor, 104 Penn. St. 306 ; SP Hoag v. Lake Shore, &c. R....
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 2

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888 - 1014 pages
...through or by means of such intervening cause? IN DETERMINING WHAT is PROXIMITY OF CAUSB, TRUE HULK is, that the injury must be the natural and probable...of the negligence; such a consequence as, under the circumstances of the case, might and oupht. to huve lw>n fniwnon Iw the wronir-doer as likely to flow...
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