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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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Indiana Digest: Decisions, [1817-1912].

1911
...city for injuries to a pedestrian through catching her toe in a defective walk, it could not be said as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence because she was running in fright from men engaged in combat but the question was for the jury. —...
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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division ..., Volume 141

New York (State). Supreme Court. Appellate Division - Law reports, digests, etc - 1911
...plaintiff did to take it and where they were virtually invited for that purpose, — it cannot be said as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence in proceeding to take the barley in the customary and convenient way in the presence of the defendant's...
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Reports of cases determined in the district courts, Volume 22

1914
...of action which was fully supported by the evidence. II. Appellant contends that the evidence shows as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. "We cannot so regard it. "It is only where no fact is left in doubt and no deduction of inference other...
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Wisconsin Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 155

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Abram Daniel Smith, Philip Loring Spooner, Obadiah Milton Conover, Frederic King Conover, Frederick William Arthur, Frederick C. Seibold - Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...Defendant urges that, in view of the answers given by the jury to questions 3 and 4, this court should say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. We are unable to reach that conclusion, and, as there must be a new trial, we forbear to discuss the question...
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Wisconsin Reports, Volume 155

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Frederic King Conover, Frederick William Arthur, Frederick C. Seibold, Arnold LeBell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...Defendant urges that, in view of the answers given by the jury to questions 3 and 4, this court should say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. We are unable to reach that conclusion, and, as there must be a new trial, we forbear to discuss the question...
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Wisconsin Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 160

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Abram Daniel Smith, Philip Loring Spooner, Obadiah Milton Conover, Frederic King Conover, Frederick William Arthur, Frederick C. Seibold - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...to demand reversal of the order granting a new trial. It is also contended that the evidence shows as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. This issue was submitted to the jury and they found in the negative. It is contended that in the light...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon, Volume 70

Oregon. Supreme Court, William Wallace Thayer, Joseph Gardner Wilson, Thomas Benton Odeneal, Julius Augustus Stratton, William Henry Holmes, Reuben S. Strahan, George Henry Burnett, Robert Graves Morrow, James W. Crawford, Frank A. Turner, Bellinger, Charles Byron - Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...guilty of contributory negligence as a matter of law. In other words, he thinks this court should say as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence, thereby entitling defendant to judgment of noiisuit. In the opinion we held that that was a question...
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Northumberland Legal Journal, Volume 1

Charles K. Morganroth - Law - 1915
...of the accident and at the time was being used by the traveling public. The court could not declare as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence in not taking one or the other of these roads unless the danger in passing over Canton Street was so...
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Westmoreland Law Journal, Volume 3

Law - 1914
...the question in favor oi plaintiff. Nor is it by any means clear that the court should have declared as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. It is averred that such negligence appears because the driver did not take another way to reach his...
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Wisconsin Reports, Volume 171

Wisconsin. Supreme Court, Frederic King Conover, Frederick William Arthur, Frederick C. Seibold, Arnold LeBell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...was negligent and that such negligence was the proximate cause of plaintiff's injury. Can it be said as a matter of law that plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence ? When the danger is obvious and easily appreciated by children of even tender years, this court has...
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