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" The court said 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 Pacific Reporter - Page 215
1913
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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1890 - 616 pages
...Exchequer Chamber in 1865 (/), in these terms: — " There must be reasonable evidence of negligence. " But where the thing is shown to be under the management...reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendants, that the accident arose from want of (e) Carpue v. London $ Brighton $ SCR Co. (1850) 5...
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American Railroad and Corporation Reports: Being a Collection of ..., Volume 1

John Lewis - Corporation law - 1890
...reasonable evidence of negligence, but where the thing (meaning the thing which caused the injury) isshown to be under the management of the defendant or his...use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absense of explanation by the defendant, and that the accident arose from want of care." In the...
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La Revue legale, Volume 19

1890
...point. Pollock On Torts, No. 363. " Thére must bo reasonable " evidence of negligence. But, whén the thing is shown " to be under the management of the defendant, or his ser" vants, and the accident is such as, in the ordinary course " of things, does not happen if those...
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A Treatise on the Law of Collisions at Sea: With an Appendix Containing the ...

Reginald Godfrey Marsden, John William Mansfield - Collisions at sea - 1891 - 644 pages
...that " where the thing" (goods suspended over the pavement, which fell and injured the plaintiff) " is shown to be under the management of the defendant...defendant, that the accident arose from want of care." In Moffatt v. Btifeman (e), it was held that the principle of Scoft v. London and 8f. Catherine's Dock...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All the Railroad ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1891
...reasonable evidence of negligence, but where the thing (meaning the thing which causes the injury) is shown to be under the management of the defendant...defendant, that the accident arose from want of care." In the case at bar the thing which obstructed the passage in the car was evidently the personal baggage...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 16

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1891
...Colt. 596, the doctrine was thus laid down: "There must « some reasonable evidence of negligence. But where the thing is shown to be under the management...use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation, that the accident arose from want of care." See also Priggs v. Oliver,...
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The Weekly Reporter: Appellate High Court, Volume 9

David Sutherland - India - 1891
...There *«iu3tbe reasonable evidence of negligence. •Bat, «hen the thing is shown to be under "lie management of the defendant or his "servants, and...use " proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, *m the absence of explanation by the de" tendant, that the accident arose from want •of care." On...
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The Law of Electricity: A Treatise on the Rules of the Law Relating to ...

Seymour Dwight Thompson - Electric engineering - 1891 - 525 pages
...plaintiff. 1 This principle Avas thus formulated by Mr. Chief Justice ERLE in the following language: "Where the thing is shown to be under the management...defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as, under an ordinary course of things, does not happen if those who have the management use proper care,...
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Minnesota Reports, Volume 68

Minnesota. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...to have been caused by defendant's negligence, must give reasonable evidence of such negligence, but where the thing is shown to be under the management...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 of the machinery use...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 46

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...explanation, is, of itself, evidence of negligence. It is urged that, where the instrument or machinery is shown to be under the management of the defendant...defendant, that the accident arose from want of care. But instances are not unfrequent of steam-boiler explosions where there has been no want of ordinary...
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