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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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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 42

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 of the case, might and ought to have >een ioro-een by the wrongdoer as likely to 'now from his act." In Chicago, St. PM & 0. R. Co. v. El4iott,...
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The Lancaster Law Review, Volume 22

Law - 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 of the case, might or ought to have been foreseen by the wrong doer as likely to flow from his act." See, also, Passenger...
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The New York Supplement, Volume 96

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...NY 210, 91 Am. ]>ee. 49, Railroad Co. v. Reeves, 10 Wall. 176. 19 L. Ed. 909): such a coii'-eiiuence as, under the surrounding circumstances of the case,...to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flnw from his act The court in ,Tex v. Straus, 122 NY 301, 23 NE 480, said: 'The law requires that...
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Cases on Damages Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts

Floyd Russell Mechem, Barry Gilbert - Damages - 1909 - 626 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to flow from his act?" * * * The rule quoted in Hoag v. Railroad Co., supra, is, in substance, the conclusion of Lord Bacon,...
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Cases on Measure of Damages

Isaac Franklin Russell - Damages - 1909 - 714 pages
...probable consequence of the negligence — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances, might and ought to have been foreseen by the wrong-doer as likely to flow from his act?" The rule quoted in Hoag v. Railroad Co., supra, is, in substance, the conclusion of Lord Bacon, and...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1911
...Bloomsburg & SR Co injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence charged — such a consequence as, under the surrounding circumstances...to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer as likely to follow from his act. Township of West Mahanoy v. Watson, 112 Pa. 574, 3 Atl. 866, .Vi Am. Rep. 336....
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Cyclopedia of Law ...

Charles Erehart Chadman - Law - 1912
...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."1 Thus where some person stole an engine of a railroad company and maliciously started it along...
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Berks County Law Journal, Volume 5

Bar associations - 1913
...rule in such cases '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.' In Pennsylvania Railroad Company vs. Kerr, 62 Pa. 35,'?, Chief Justice Thompson delivering the opinion...
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Northumberland Legal Journal, Volume 4

Charles K. Morganroth - Law - 1920
...Rice thus stated the rule: 'The injury must be the natural and probable consequence of the negligence, such a consequence as under the surrounding circumstances...and ought to have been foreseen by the wrongdoer, and likely to flow from his act: Hoag v. RR Co., 85 Pa. 293; Yoders v. Aniwcll Twp., 172 Pa. 447; Bitting...
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Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases, Volume 4

Law - 1914
...Smuggler Min. Co., 158 Fed. 2050, 204, 207, 85 CCA 478, 15 LRA (N. S.) 893 (citing and adopting Iloag v. Lake Shore & MSR Co., 85 Pa. 293, 27 Am. Rep. 053: South-Side Pass. Ry. Co. v. Trich, 11 Atl. 627, 117 Pa. 390, 2 Am. St. Rep. 672 ; S'one v. Boston...
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