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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 State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 46

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1895 - 1038 pages
...attaches; in the latter it does not: Haoerly v. State Line etc. RR Co., 135 Pa. St. 50; 20 Am. St Rep. 848. The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence. The immediate, ami not the remote, cause of injury is to be considered, and this rule is not to be...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 51

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1896 - 1026 pages
...by Paxson, J., in Hoag v. Lake Shore etc. RR Co., 85 Pa. St. 293, 27 Am. Rep. 653: "The injury moist be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer." And, as is remarked by Black, CJ, while discussing the same doctrine in Pittsburg v. Grier, 22 Pa....
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A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Passengers, Volume 1

Norman Fetter - Carriers - 1897 - 888 pages
...which it would not have happened, it may be attributed to all or any of these causes.2 But in all cases the true rule. is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such as, under the circumstances, would have been foreseen by a person of average competence and knowledge,...
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The New York Supplement, Volume 45

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897 - 1300 pages
...conjecture, where uncertainty renders the attempt at exact conclusions futile. Cooley, Torts (2d Ed.) 73, 74. In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and necessary consequence of the defendant's acts (Ryan v. Railroad Co., 35 NY 210; Railroad Co. v. Reeves,...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 39

Law reports, digests, etc - 1897 - 648 pages
...efficient and responsible cause, and disregards the remote: Herr v. City of Lebanon, Pa, 149 Pa. 222. In determining what is proximate cause, the true rule is, that the injury must be the natural and porbable consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1897 - 772 pages
...Railroad Co., 85 Pa. St. 293, to these facts, the question on which the case turns is : " Was the injury the natural and probable consequence of the negligence...consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act?" As concerns...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 55

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1897 - 1068 pages
...St. 293, 27 Am. Rep. 653, to these facts, the question on which the case turns is: "Was the injury the natural and probable consequence of the negligence...consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act?' As concerns...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 44

Law - 1897 - 494 pages
...clearly within the rule laid down In Hoag v. RR Co., 85 Pa. 293: "In determining what Is proximate, the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of f.he negligence ; such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case might and ought...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Courts of the State of ..., Volume 73

Illinois. Appellate Court, Edwin Burritt Smith, Martin L. Newell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898 - 734 pages
...events, might reasonably be anticipated." In Hoag v. LS & MSRR, supra, the Pennsylvania court say: "In determining what is proximate cause, the true...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." In C., St. PM & ORR v. Elliott, supra, the court say: "An injury that is the natural and probable consequence...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 45

Law - 1898 - 492 pages
...Pennsylvania has been thus stated in many cases. "In determining what is proximate cause the true rule that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence...under the surrounding circumstances of the case might have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act:" Hoag v. RB Co., 85 Pa. 293; Pass....
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