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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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United States Courts of Appeals Reports: Cases Adjudged in the ..., Volume 12

Law reports, digests, etc - 1895 - 884 pages
...Michigan Southern Railroad Company, 85 Penn. St. 293, 298, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania said : " The true rule is that the injury must be the natural...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." The question in this case then is, Was it the natural and probable consequence of the statement made...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 44

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 634 pages
...case is governed by its own peculiar facts. The injury must be the natural and probable consequences of the negligence, such a consequence as under the...by the wrongdoer, as likely to flow from his act. But where an accident is caused by a distinct occurrence, without which no accident would have, or...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1899 - 942 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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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 31

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 1038 pages
...being that In order to recover for an injury alleged to have resulted from the negligence of another, the Injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence; or, as otherwise stated, the wrong and the resulting damage must be known by common experience to be...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 75

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 1040 pages
...quoting Pennsylvania RR Co. v. Hope, 80 Pa. St. 373, 21 Am. Rep. 100, he adopts as the safest rule, "that the injury must be the natural and probable...consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the caw might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer u likely to follow from his act." It is...
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American Negligence Cases: A Complete Collection of All Reported ..., Volume 10

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 902 pages
...quotes with manifest approval from the case of Hoag v. Railroad Co., 85 Pa. St 293, as follows : — " The true rule is that the injury must be the 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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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 74

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 1012 pages
...question propounded. 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, aa might and ought to have...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 75

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 1030 pages
...quoting Pennsylvania RR Co. v. Hope, 80 Pa. St. 373, 21 Am. Rep. 100, he adopts as the safest rule, "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...
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A Treatise on the Law of Damages for Personal Injuries: Embrasing a ...

Archibald Robinson Watson - Damages - 1901 - 1040 pages
...occur." American cases are to the same effect. "In determining what is proximate cause" it has been said, "the true rule is that the injury must be the natural...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act."* An action can be maintained only where there is shown to be, first, a misfeasance or negligence in...
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The Liability of Municipal Corporations for Tort: Treating Fully Municipal ...

Waterman Lester Williams - Municipal corporations - 1901 - 414 pages
...bridge must be the proximate cause of the plaintiff>s injury. In the language of a recent case : 1 "The injury must be the natural and probable consequence...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer, and likely to flow from his act. " It does not necessarily follow, however, that the defect must be...
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