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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 Law of the Master's Liability for Injuries to Servant

William Francis Bailey - Employers' liability - 1894 - 674 pages
...practical business of life. We think this difficulty may be avoided by adhering to the principle that, in determining what is proximate cause, the true rule...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." The facts in the case to which this language was applied were that an oil train on defendant's railway...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 25

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894 - 1228 pages
...accident was not the proximate cause. The rule on this subject is as follows: 'In determining what is the proximate cause, the true rule is that the injury...circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been seen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. Tested by this rule, we regard the injury as...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1894 - 842 pages
..."The true rule is that the injury must be the natural ami probable consequence ot the (defendant's) negligence — such a consequence, as, under the surrounding...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act. This is not a limitation of the maxim causa proximo non remote spectatur; it only affects its application."...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Appellate Court of ..., Volume 7

Indiana. Appellate Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894 - 814 pages
...are undisputed and the intervening agency is manifest, the question is one for the court, and that in determining what is proximate cause the true rule...natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such consequence, as under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been foreseen...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1894 - 842 pages
...generally accepted and applied by the courts of the United States. Thus, in a leading case it was said : "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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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 36

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894 - 1070 pages
...least as it applies to negligent acts, is that, "in determining what is the proximate cause, the trne rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence: Hoag r. Lake Shore etc. Ry. Co., 85 Pa. St. 293; 27 Am. Rep. 653; Pennsylvania RR Co. v. Ken; 62 Pa....
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American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported ..., Volume 7

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897 - 830 pages
...circumstances." In Hoagf. Railroad Co., 85 Pa. St. 293, 298, 299, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania said : "The true rule is that the injury must be the natural...foreseen by the wrongdoer, as likely to flow from the act." The question in this case, then, is, was it the natural and probable consequence of the statement...
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Cases on Torts: Selected and Arranged for the Use of Law Students in ...

Francis Marion Burdick - Torts - 1895 - 628 pages
...foreseen, then the accident was not the proximate cause. The rule on this subject is as follows : " In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule...circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been seen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." (Railway Co. v. Taylor, 104 Pa. St. 306 ; Township...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 36

Law reports, digests, etc - 1895 - 640 pages
...he assumes them to be in this issue, if some of the significant intermediate facts be not noticed. "The true rule is, that the injury must be the natural...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer, and likely to flow from his act:" Township . Watson, 3 Atlantic R., 869. To the same effect is Behling...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 40

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1911 - 1026 pages
...accident was not the proximate cause. The rule on this subject is as follows: " In determining what is the proximate cause the true rule is that the injury must...consequence of the negligence; such a consequence aa under the surrounding circumstances of the case might and ought to have been seen by the wrongdoer...
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