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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... "
The South Western Reporter - Page 7
1920
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 135

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
..."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...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 American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 35

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...was the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company v. McEeen. natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...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 York Legal Record, Volume 2

Law - 1882
...of an accident is that "the injury must be the natural and probable consequences 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." — City of Lancaster i'. Kissinger, 13 Lancaster...
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The York Legal Record, Volume 31

Law - 1917
...natural and probable result of defendant's negligence. See King v. Lehigh Valley RR Co., 245 Pa. 25. as- under the surrounding circumstances of the case might and ought to be foreseen by the wrong doer as likely to flow from his acts;" Swansbn v. Crandall, supra; while such...
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The Lancaster Law Review, Volume 31

Law - 1914
...85 Pa., 293, it is said: "The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." In Wallace v. Keystone Auto Co., 239 Pa., no, proximate cause is defined as follows : " The proximate...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1883
...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...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." Township of West Mahonoy v. Watson, (Sup. Ct. Pa., May 9, 1887.) 9 Atl. Rep. 433. In the case of Hoag...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 41

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...true rule Is, that the Injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence ; sucha consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act.' In view of the testimony in this case, the court could not undertake to decide that the trespass had...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 31

Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...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...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act : Railroad Company v. Kerr, 11 PF Smith, 353; Railroad Company v. Hope, 30 Id., 372; Hoag v. The Jtailroad...
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Some Leading Principles of Anglo-American Law Expounded with a View to Its ...

Henry Taylor Terry - Jurisprudence - 1884 - 686 pages
...property, which was set on fire and destroyed. It was held that the damage was too remote, it not being " such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act." It seems to me more correct to say that in the circumstances the engineer owed no duty to the plaintiff...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railroads, Volume 2

Horace Gay Wood - Railroad law - 1885 - 1953 pages
...was held that an act is not to be considered the proximate cause of an injury, unless the injury was such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...case, might and ought to have been foreseen by the actor as likely to flow from his act ; and that where, owing to failure of the engineer of an oil train...
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