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Página 7 - Act to recover damages for personal injuries to an employee or where such injuries have resulted in his death, the fact that the employee may have been guilty of contributory negligence shall not bar a recovery, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee...
Página 316 - American courts, the weight of authority is simply overwhelming that the Jurisdiction may and should be exercised, either on behalf of a numerous body of separate claimants against a single party or on behalf of a single party against such a numerous body, although there is no 'common title
Página 445 - Laws of a general nature shall have uniform operation throughout the State, and no special law shall be enacted in any case for which provision has been made by an existing general law.
Página 494 - It therefore requires no strain to hold that at fourteen an infant is presumed to have sufficient capacity and understanding to be sensible of danger, and to have the power to avoid it. And this presumption ought to stand until it is overthrown by clear proof of the absence of such discretion and intelligence as is usual with infants of fourteen years of age.
Página 103 - An explosive cap or torpedo placed on the top of the rail is a signal to be used in addition to the regular signals. The explosion of one torpedo is a signal to stop immediately ; the explosion of two torpedoes is a signal to reduce speed immediately, and look out for danger signal.
Página 316 - Under the greatest diversity of circumstances, and -the greatest variety of claims arising from unauthorized public acts, private tortious acts, invasion of property rights, violation of contract obligations, and notwithstanding the positive denials by some American courts, the weight of authority is simply overwhelming that the jurisdiction may and should be exercised either on behalf of a numerous body of separate claimants against a single party, or on behalf of a single party against such a numerous...
Página 489 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Página 249 - ... that the defendants were not justified, under these circumstances, in altering for their own benefit the course in which the flood water had been accustomed to run ; that there was no difference in this respect between flood water and an ordinary stream...
Página 533 - Association, and by such name and style shall have perpetual succession, and shall have power and authority to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued, to have and use a common seal, to...
Página 105 - He directs when it shall start, at what speed it shall run, at what stations it shall stop and for what length of time, and everything essential to its successful movements, and all persons employed on it are subject to his orders. In no proper sense of the term is he a fellow-servant with the fireman, the brakeman, the porters, and the engineer.