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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... "
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by John Mews - 1898
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 49

Law - 1899
...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, be is responsible, however...
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The Scottish Law Review and Reports of Cases in the Sheriff Courts ..., Volume 9

Law - 1893
...E. & I. App. 330, appear to carry the liability higher, for 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 " neighbours, he does so at his peril. If it docs escape and cause " damage he is responsible, however...
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International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Volume 11, Part 1

Viktor Knapp - Law - 1983 - 812 pages
...was made with the famous case of Rylands v. Fletcher."6 By this case, the doctrine was kid down that "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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The Law of Environmental Damage: Liability and Reparation

Marie-Louise Larsson - Law - 1999 - 681 pages
...elaborated by Lord Cranworth who in addition based his argument on the maxim sic utere tuo and concluded727: "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 have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint

Larry Ogalthorpe Gostin, Lawrence O. Gostin - Law - 2000 - 491 pages
...Claims Act waives sovereign immunity for claims of government negligence, but not strict liability.59 his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his periL"40 Thus, if a nonnatural substance "does escape, and causes damage, he is responsible, however...
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Greener Pastures: Decentralizing the Regulation of Agricultural Pollution

Elizabeth Brubaker - Political Science - 2007 - 153 pages
...out in the 1868 British case, Rylands v. Fletcher. He cited the rule articulated in that decision: '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 have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 26

Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...against them? The case of Flrfrlifr and another v. Iti/lindu (lit LT Rep. NS 220) decides that if any person brings or accumulates on his land anything...cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril ; and if it escapes and causes damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever...
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The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal, Volume 9

Law - 1875
...330, laid down the following principle :— " If a person brings or accumulates on his land any thing 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 be may bare been and whatever precaution he may have...
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