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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... "
Atlantic Reporter - Page 302
1901
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 27

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 1016 pages
...that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer, and likely to flow from his ac». " Weit Mahanoy Tap. v. Walton, 112 Pa. 574, 56 Am. Rep. 336. To the...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 42

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 980 pages
...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 >een ioro-een by the wrongdoer as likely to 'now from his act." In Chicago, St. PM & 0. R. Co. v. El4iott,...
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The New York Supplement, Volume 96

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906 - 1236 pages
...NY 210, 91 Am. ]>ee. 49, Railroad Co. v. Reeves, 10 Wall. 176. 19 L. Ed. 909): such a coii'-eiiuence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flnw from his act The court in ,Tex v. Straus, 122 NY 301, 23 NE 480, said: 'The law requires that...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 90

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906 - 1348 pages
...said: "The Injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence, as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer." In Banks v. Railway, 40 Mo. App. 458, In determining what Is the proximate cause of an Injury, the...
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Cases on Damages Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts

Floyd Russell Mechem, Barry Gilbert - Damages - 1909 - 660 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act?" * * * The rule quoted in Hoag v. Railroad Co., supra, is, in substance, the conclusion of Lord Bacon,...
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Cases on Measure of Damages

Isaac Franklin Russell - Damages - 1909 - 756 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act?" The rule quoted in Hoag v. Railroad Co., supra, is, in substance, the conclusion of Lord Bacon, and...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1911 - 868 pages
...injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence charged — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to follow from his act. Township of West Mahanoy v. Watson, 112 Pa. 574, 3 Atl. 866, .Vi Am. Rep. 336....
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Cyclopedia of Law ...

Charles Erehart Chadman - Law - 1912 - 796 pages
...that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence, as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act."1 Thus where some person stole an engine of a railroad company and maliciously started it along...
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Berks County Law Journal, Volume 5

Randolph Stauffer, Wellington M. Bertolet - Bar associations - 1913 - 774 pages
...'that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act.' In Pennsylvania Railroad Company vs. Kerr, 62 Pa. 35,'?, Chief Justice Thompson delivering the opinion...
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Northumberland Legal Journal, Volume 4

Charles K. Morganroth - Law - 1920 - 472 pages
...rule: 'The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances of the case...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer, and likely to flow from his act: Hoag v. RR Co., 85 Pa. 293; Yoders v. Aniwcll Twp., 172 Pa. 447; Bitting...
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