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" Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default, is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages, in respect thereof... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 310
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 42

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...le wood v. Mayor. The condition upon which the statutory liability depends is declared to be, " that the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death...injured to maintain an action and recover damages," etc. This language is accurate if the act was intended to apply to the '.•ase of a party, who having...
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Principles of the Common Law: An Elementary Work Intended for the Use of ...

John Indermaur - Common law - 1883 - 516 pages
...288, 321. See also now the Employers' Liability Act, 1880, 43 & 44 Viet c. 42, pott, pp. 378-380. 374 neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would, if death had not ensued, have entitled the person injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof,...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1883
...writ of error. The suit is based on section 5, c. 103, Code, p. 725 (ed. 1891) : " Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default," etc. — the West Virginia form of the Lord Campbell Act. The declaration contains three counts. The...
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American Law Reports Annotated, Volume 13

Law reports, digests, etc - 1921
...Lord Campbell's Act, and which provides that an action will lie whenever death shall be caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would, if death had not ensued, have entitled the injured person to recover, etc., and further provides that the action shall...
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Canadian Railway and Transport Cases, Volume 18

Railroad law - 1916
...case is, indeed, within the express words of the statute — the death of Trawford having been ' ' caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, ' ' and the act, neglect or default being such as would, if death had not ensued, have entitled the party injured to maintain an action...
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Internal Revenue Cumulative Bulletin

United States. Internal Revenue Service - Internal revenue - 1975
...Statutes relating to death by wrongful act provide: Sec. 12-611. Liability When death of a person is Internal Revenue Service( _specifically exempted...disclosure by statute; (4) trade secrets and commerci ensued, have entitled the party injured to maintain an action to recover damages in respect thereof,...
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International Law Reports

E. Lauterpacht - Law - 1994 - 490 pages
...USC, entitled Death on the High Seas by Wrongful Act, provides in pertinent part: ' Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default occurring on the high seas beyond a marine league from the shore of any State, .... the personal representative...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 395

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1969
...navigational aids, and the 4 41 Stat. 537, 46 USC 761-768. 46 USC 761 reads: "Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default occurring on the high seas beyond a marine league from the shore of any State, or the District of Columbia,...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 398

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1971
...Seas Act, 41 Stat. 537, 46 USC 761 et seq. Section 1 of that Act provides that: "Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default occurring on the high seas beyond a marine league from the shore of any State, . . . the personal representative...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 398

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - Courts - 1971
...Seas Act, 41 Stat. 537, 46 USC 761 et seq. Section 1 of that Act provides that: "Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default occurring on the high seas beyond a marine league from the shore of any State, ... the personal representative...
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