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" Appellant contends that the evidence shows as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. "
The South Western Reporter - Page 274
1906
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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...ascertained with respect to the peculiar situation of the parties at the time. Nor can it be said, as a matter of law, that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence in holding the two cars together. It appears from the testimony of all the witnesses that he was in...
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American Negligence Reports, Current Series: (cited Am. Neg. Rep ..., Volume 10

John Milton Gardner, Walter James Eagle - Employers' liability - 1901
...that the position of the defendant is unsound, for two reasons: First, I do not think it can be held, as a matter of law, that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence; second, plaintiff's negligence, if contributory, was not so connected with his injury as to bar recovery....
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1902
...that the position of the defendant is unsound, for two reasons: First. I do not think it can be held, as a matter of law, that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence; second, plaintiff's negR Cas (NS) Nieboer v. Detroit Electric Railway ligence, if contributory, was...
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Cases Determined in the St. Louis and the Kansas City Courts of ..., Volume 103

Missouri. Courts of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...the same, and that he was at said time holding in his left hand a book, then the court instructs you, as a matter of law, that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence and can not recover in this action." Eikenberry v. St. Louis Transit Co. BLAND, PJ (after stating the...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 186

Indiana. Supreme Court, Charles Frederick Remy, George Washington Self, Philip Zoercher, William H. Adams, Mrs. Edward Franklin White, Emma Mary May - Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...Sufficiency. — In an action for negligence, where the evidence is such that the court cannot say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence, it is sufficient in that respect to sustain the general verdict for plaintiff. Central Indiana R. Co....
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 111

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...a verdict In defendant's favor, because of plaintiff's contributory negligence. Can the court say, as a matter of law, that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence? That is the only question we are asked to determine. Its determination requires a more complete statement...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ...

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...cars, and the evidence shows that he had not noted their approach, the Court properly declined to hold as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. Bird v. Leather Co., 283. An instruction that Revisal, sec. 2628, does not apply if the plaintiff entered...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 89

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...conclusion that defendant did not use the utmost care for the safety of plaintiff. Neither can we say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. She testified that though she had frequently ridden on the cars of defendant over this route, she had...
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American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a ..., Volume 9

William Weeks Morrill - Electrical engineering - 1910
...the dangerous current being in the wire and of his coming in contact therewith, and also that he %vas guilty of contributory negligence. Among other uses...that the circumstances required him to assume that tliere was. The servant is not required to assume that the master will permit the presence of an unseen...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 24

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...and there being evidence reasonably tending to support the verdict, and none from which we could say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence, the judgment of the lower court is affirmed. All the Justices concur. Petition for rehearing denied....
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