Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volume 65

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Edward O. Jenkins, 1882 - Equity
 

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Page 374 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Page 326 - On the other hand, if he avoids an executed contract when he comes of age on the ground of infancy, he must restore the consideration which he had received. The privilege of infancy is to be used as a shield and not as a sword.
Page 374 - ... A railroad company shall be liable for any damage done to persons, stock or other property, by the running of the locomotives, or cars, or other machinery of such company, or for damage done by any person in the...
Page 146 - ... where one of the original parties to the contract or cause of action in issue and on trial is dead, or is shown to the Court to be insane, the other party shall not be admitted to testify in his own favor...
Page 320 - Maryland, in an action of ejectment brought by the plaintiff in error against the defendant to recover certain lands lying in that State.
Page 116 - ... bear interest at the rate of one and one-half per cent per month.
Page 663 - Defendant moved for a new trial on the grounds (1) that the verdict was contrary to law and (2) contrary to the evidence, which motion was deChant v.
Page 509 - In all criminal trials, the prisoner shall have the right to make to the court and jury such statement in the case as he may deem proper in his defense. It shall not be under oath, and shall have such force only as the jury may think right to give it.
Page 669 - A joint interest in the partnership property, or a joint interest in the profits and losses of the business, constitutes a partnership as to third persons. A common interest in profits alone does not.
Page 374 - No person shall recover damages from a railroad company for injury to himself or his property where the same is donę' by his consent, or is caused by his own negligence.

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