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" If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril If it does escape, and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions... "
Name-Powers - Page 53
by John Mews - 1898
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The Public Health Act, 1875: And the Law Relating to Public Health, Local ...

William Cunningham Glen, Alexander Glen - Health officers - 1876 - 694 pages
...compensation in respect of either. .\Vw Hirer ComjNiny, Apps., John f mi, Resp., 2 E. & K. 435. But if a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage he is responsible, however careful he may liave been, and whatever precautions he may...
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Judgments of the Privy Council on Appeals from India, Volume 2

Great Britain. Privy Council. Judicial Committee, David Sutherland (barrister-at-law.) - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...be liable." Lord Cranvvorth thus states the principle of the decision : — " If a person brings and accumulates on his land anything which, if it should...neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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The Law Times, Volume 66

Law - 1879
...damage. Commenting upon these two cases, Lord Cranworth remarked (Fletcher v. Rylands, sup.) that " if a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril. . . . The question in general is not whether the defendant has acted with due care and cantiou, but...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 57-58

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...principle on which the judgment was rested is thus stated by Lord Cranworth : "If a person brings and accumulates on his land anything, which, if it should escape, may cause damage to liis neighbor, he does so at his peril. If it does escape, and cause damage, he Is responsible, however...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 75

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...into plaintiff's mine, and it was held that an action would lie. It was there said by Lord CRANWORTH : "If a person brings* or accumulates, on his land anything...which* if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor* he does 86 at his peril." In Gittison v. City of Charleston, 16 W. Va> 282, it was held that...
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Mysore Law Reports: Containing Cases Determined by the Chief Court ..., Volume 8

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...thus : — ' ' If a person brings S^;D and accumulates on his land anything which, if it ASUIKDshould escape may cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 5

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...complained of ˇ amounts to a nuisance. Jteedie v. London and \ A'orth-We»trrn Railway, 6 Railw. Cas. 184; 4 Ex. 244 ; 20 LJ. Ex. 65. If a person brings or accumulates...damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it docs escape and causes damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions...
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The Law Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Frederick Pollock - Law - 1886
...affirmed in the House of Lords 1, but of°by H!L. the reasons given for it were fully confirmed. ' If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbours, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 28

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...of that, in my opinion, the defendants would be liable." Now, in this case, it was held that if one brings or accumulates on his land anything which, If It should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril; and if this be so, a fortiori, where one brings or accumulates on...
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Harvard Law Review, Volume 29

Electronic journals - 1916
...law was correctly stated by Mr. Justice Blackburn in delivering the opinion of the Exchequer Chamber. If a person brings, or accumulates, on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril. If it does escape, and cause damage, he is responsible, however...
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