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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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Complete Digest of All Lawyers Reports Annotated, Volume 7

Law - 1922 - 1408 pages
...Ь2. An injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence complained of or such as might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. Ewing v. Pittsburgh, CC & St. LR Co. 14 LRA 606, 147 Pa. 40, 23 All. 340. c. Damages sustained by a...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 278

Law reports, digests, etc - 1922 - 1096 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." It was laid down by Lord Ellenborough in 1807 in Vicars v. Wilcocks, 8 East, 1, that a man is answerable...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 135

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 1052 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,...been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from the act." In the light of these and other authorities, and the undisputed evidence in these cases,...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 9

Law - 1879 - 542 pages
...determine whether the injury was 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. What would be more quickly apprehended by one setting fire to dry leaves and brush, than that it would...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 34

Law - 1892 - 556 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 been seen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from bis act. Railway Co. v. Taylor, 104 Pa. St. 306; Township...
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Cases on the Law of Torts

Lyman P. Wilson - Torts - 1928 - 1130 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." . . . The doctrine announced in Scheffer v. Railroad Co., 105 US 249, 26 L. Ed. 1070, is applicable...
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The Law of Municipal Corporations, Volume 7

Eugene McQuillin - Corporation law - 1928 - 1032 pages
...injury.78 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 wrongdoer and likely to flow from the act." 73 Thus, the fact that streets are in a defective condition cannot...
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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division ..., Volume 162

New York (State). Supreme Court. Appellate Division - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915 - 1170 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 been seen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. (Mitchell v. Rochester Railway Co., 151 NY 107;...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 175

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 714 pages
...the proximate cause, the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case, might and ought to have been seen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act,' etc. Tested by this rule we regard the injury...
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The Oklahoma Law Journal, Volume 4

Law - 1905 - 464 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence — such consequences, as under the surrounding circumstances might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. Such is the rule laid down in the case cited by the plaintiff in error, in the case of Hoag vs. Lake...
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