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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 New York Supplement, Volume 148

Law reports, digests, etc - 1914 - 1282 pages
...were negligent in this respect, but to her fainting when she saw her two children going up in the car. "In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule Is that the Injury must be the natural aud probable consequence of the negligence ; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...
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Sackett's Instructions and Requests for Instructions in Jury Trials ...

Frederick Sackett, Martin L. Newell - Instructions to juries - 1888 - 836 pages
...to be deemed the proximate cause of an injury, nn'ess the injury was snch a consequence of the act as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen or anticipated by an ordinarily reasonable and prudent man, as reasonably likely to flow from the act....
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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 97

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1911 - 700 pages
...BATTLE said : "In determining whether an act of a defendant is the proximate cause of an injury the rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the act — such a consequence, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, as might and ought to...
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City Court Reports: Containing Decisions of the Marine Court of ..., Volume 2

New York (State). Marine Court (New York), Daniel T. Robertson, Edward Jacobs - Law reports, digests, etc - 1889 - 484 pages
...353) and Railroad Co. v. Hope (80 Id. 373), laid down tho rule as to proximate cause as follows : " In determining what is proximate cause the true rule...case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wroug-doer, as likely to now from his act. " Applying this rule to th.- facts of the present case,...
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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 - 1889 - 856 pages
...consequence of the negligence of the defendants." " 3d. The rule for determining what a 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 foreseen under the circumstances." "4th. Pennsylvania R. Co....
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Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations, Volume 2

John Forrest Dillon - Corporation law - 1890 - 894 pages
...574. 2 Thomps. Neg. 766. The rule as to proximate anil remote causes stated by Paxson, J., to be " that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence...circumstances of the case, might and ought to have benn foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." Hoag . Lake Shore & MSRR Co., 85...
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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 - 1890 - 768 pages
...again put somewhat more tersely by the present chief justice in Hoag v. Railroad Co., as follows: " The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, — such a consequence as * * * might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." The...
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Cases in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania: Being Reports of All ..., Volume 2

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891 - 858 pages
...Varnau were the natural and probable consequence of the negligence of the defendant, or its servants, such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and should have been foreseen by the servant as likely to flow from his carelessness, and there was no...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 108

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891 - 952 pages
...instruction the plaintiff excepted. The Court further charged the jury: "To render the defendant liable, the injury must be the natural and probable consequence...of the negligence, such a consequence as, under the circumstances, might or ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to result from his...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 16

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1891 - 1052 pages
...must end somewhere. There is a possibility of carrying an admittedly correct principle too far ... The true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the [defendant's] negligence — such a consequence, as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...
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