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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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Reports of Selected Cases Decided in Courts of the State of New ..., Volume 48

New York (State). Courts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...48. consequence of the defendant's acts (Ryan v. RR Co., 35 NY 210; RR Co. v. Reeves, 10 Wall. 176) ; such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. The court in Jex v. Straus, 122 NY 301 said : ' The law requires that the injury must proceed so directly...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 31

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as, under the circumstances of the case, might and ought to have...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act: Weat UahcMay Tp. v. Walton, 116 Pa. St. 3 14; 2 Am. St Rep. 604, and note collecting previous cases...
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The Law of Railroads in Pennsylvania: Including the Law Relating ..., Volume 1

Albert Barnes Weimer - Railroads - 1893
...the cars frightening a horse.1 The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of negligence, such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer is likely to flow from his act. Thus, where a person knew that there were overturned cars near a public...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 30

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...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 seen by the wrong-doer as an. 1892.] EvviNG г?. PITTSBURGH ETC. E'y Co. 71f ikely to flow from his...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 31

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...consequence of the negligence; such a consequence as, nnder the circumstances of the case, might and onght to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act: Weal Mohanoy Tp. v. Walton, 116 Pa. St. 314; 2 Am. St. Rep. 604, and note collecting previous cases...
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Weekly Notes of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 31

Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...(Fourth assignment of error. ^ ft. That the defendant can only be held liable for results as under the circumstances of the case might and ought to have been foreseen by the conductor could result from the plaintiffs getting off the train, and that the plaintiffs would get...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1894 - 803 pages
...is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the (defendant's) negligence — such a consequence, as, under the surrounding circumstances...by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act. This is not a limitation of the maxim causa proximanon remota spectator; it only affects its application."...
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The Law of the Master's Liability for Injuries to Servant

William Francis Bailey - Employers' liability - 1894 - 647 pages
...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 wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act." The facts in the case to which this language was applied were that an oil train on defendant's railway...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Appellate Court of ..., Volume 7

Indiana. Appellate Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...the true rule is that the injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such consequence, as under the surrounding circumstances...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act. Conceding that the law is correctly stated in these cases, they do not sustain appellant's contention...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 36

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...Foreseen. —Many cases make the test of liability the faot that the consequence of the act was "such as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his acts": Pennsylvania X. . Co. v. Hope, 80 Pa, St. 373; 21 Am. Rep. 100; Atdunon etc. RB C v. Stanford,...
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