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" ... a man who orders a work to be executed, from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour must be expected to arise, unless means are adopted by which such consequences may be prevented, is bound to see to the doing... "
Name-Powers - Page 85
by John Mews - 1898
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 169

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...expected to arise, unless means are adopted by wbich such consequences may be prevented, the contractee is bound to see to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief. The injury need not be a necessary result of the work, but the work must be such as will...
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 63

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...adopted by which such consequences may be prevented, I am bound, so far as it lies within my power, to see to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief. Failure to do so would be culpiible negligence on my part. Sower v. Peate, LR, 1 Queen's...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 20

Law - 1876
...contractor's negligente. —A man who orders work to be executed from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour...to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief. Bower v. Peate, 45 LJ Rep. QB 446. WILL.— Word "effects"—General personal estate.—Testatrix,...
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A Digest of Cases Relating to the Construction of Buildings: The Liability ...

Edward Stanley Roscoe - Building laws - 1879 - 116 pages
...EXECUTION OF WORKS. A house-owner who orders work to be executed from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour...adopted by which such consequences may be prevented, is responsible for such consequences, even if he has entrusted the work to a contractor or other independent...
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The Australian Law Times, Volume 12

Law - 1891
...neighbour's rights, from which in the natural course of thinps injurious consequences to his neighltour must be expected to arise unless .means are adopted...to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief, and he cannot be relieved from the responsibility attaching to him of seeing that duty...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 203

Peyton Boyle - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...to be executed, from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbor must be expected to arise, unless means are adopted...to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief, and cannot relieve himself of his responsibility by employing some one else — whether...
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A Rubric of the Common Law: Being a Short Digest of the Common Law

Charles George Walpole - Common law - 1880 - 350 pages
...bound himself to see to the doing of what is necessary to prevent mischief, where in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour...must be expected to arise, unless means are adopted to prevent them, (b) [NoTE. Where the injury arises directly from the act contracted to be done,...
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A Summary of the Law of Torts Or, Wrongs Independent of Contract

Arthur Underhill - Torts - 1881 - 338 pages
...a work to be executed on his own premises, lawful in itself, but from which, in the natural course of things, injurious consequences to his neighbour must be expected to arise, he will be responsible for any injury that may be caused thereby; although the contractor is competent...
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The Law Journal Reports: New Series, Volume 51, Part 3

Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...broader ground, namely, that a man who orders a work to bo executed, from which in the natural course of things injurious consequences to his neighbour...to the doing of that which is necessary to prevent the mischief, and cannot relieve himself of his responsibility by employing some one else, whether...
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The Law Relating to Building Leases and Building Contracts, the Improvement ...

Alfred Charles Richard Emden - Building laws - 1882 - 716 pages
...from which, in the natural course of things, injurions consequences to his neighbour must be expccted to arise, unless means are adopted by which such consequences may be prevented, the employer will be responsible for any damage that results from the work ; although the builder is...
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