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" There must be reasonable evidence of negligence; but where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management use... "
The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts ... - Page 402
by Great Britain. Court of Exchequer - 1868
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 26

Canada - 1907
...Court of Exchequer Chamber, however, on appeal from the Court of Exchequer, held : " Where the tiling is shewn to be under the management of the defendant...the defendants, that the accident arose from want of proper care." The case of Briggs v. Oliver (1866), 4 H. & C. 403, followed along the lines of previous...
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The Encyclopedic Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Reports ..., Volume 10

Thomas Johnson Michie - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907 - 932 pages
...or his servants, and the accident is such as, in the ordinary course of things, does not happen ',f those who have the management use proper care, it...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care.'" Snyder v. Wheeling, etc., Co., 43 W. Va. 661, 28 SE 733. A presumption of negligence from the simple...
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The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases

Burr W. Jones - Civil procedure - 1908 - 1368 pages
...must be reasonable evidence of negligence; but where the thing is shown to be under fhe management of defendant or his servants and the accident is such...the defendants, that the accident arose from want of care."49 The rule laid down in the foregoing cases grows out of the peculiar relation between the carrier...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General ..., Volume 128

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...Am. St. Rep. 958, 64 Atl. 515, where the principle is stated as follows: "Where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care." The circumstances under which this accident occurred were certainly such as to call for full explanation...
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The Employers' Liability Act, 1880, and the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906 ...

Alfred Henry Ruegg - Employers' liability - 1910 - 980 pages
...this inquiry has been well given in the following words : " If the thing causing the mischief is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care " (c) (188). This is (c) Judgment of EBLE, CJ, in Scott v. London Dock Co., 3 H. & C. 596 ; 34 LJ Exch....
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Cases on the Law of Carriers

Frederick Green - Carriers - 1910 - 650 pages
...Earle, C. .T., said: " There must be reasonable evidence of negligence. But where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care." that the railroad company was not at fault. The exception of this appellant to the court's charge is...
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Lackawanna Jurist, Volume 10

Law - 1910
...management of the defendants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management use proper care,...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care. (See, also, on -this point, Thompson on Negligence, 1227-1235; Cooley on Torts, 706, and 16 Am. & Eng....
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American Electrical Cases (cited Am Electl. Cas.): Being a ..., Volume 9

William Weeks Morrill - Electrical engineering - 1910 - 1374 pages
...of things, does not happen if those who have the management nse proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendants, that the accident arose from want of care.' Hill v. Scott is approvingly cited in Setter v. Bischoff, 63 Mo. App., loc, cit. 160; Ward v. Bteffen,...
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The South Australian Law Reports: Report of Cases Determined in the Supreme ...

South Australia. Supreme Court - 1912
...Chamber in the leading case upon the subject: — "There must be reasonable evidence of negligence. But where the thing is shewn to be under the management...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care" (Scott v. The London and St. Katherine Dock Company, 3JJ..& C., 596 at 601). The position is well summarized...
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Western Law Reporter (Canada) and Index-digest, Volume 21

Edward Betley Brown, L. S. Le Vernois, Esten Kenneth Williams - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912 - 1020 pages
...The principle is thus state^ by Erie, CJ, in Scott v. London, &c., Dock Co., 3 H. & N. at p. 601 : " Where the thing is shewn to be under the management...defendants, that the accident arose from want of care." Without discussing the case in which res ipsa loquitur has been invoked, I might say that its application...
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