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" The general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice as of policy, is, that he who engages in the employment of another for the performance of specified duties and services, for compensation, takes upon himself the natural and ordinary risks... "
Report - Page 288
by Connecticut. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1896
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A Treatise on the Law of Principal and Agent: Chiefly with Reference to ...

William Paley - Agency (Law) - 1847 - 685 pages
...been maintained. — The general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice, as of policy is, that he who engages in the employment of another...perils incident to the performance of such services, and in legal presumption, the compensation is adjusted accordingly. And we are not aware of any principle,...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 58

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...Met. 49 : 2 Thompson on Negligence 924. A person " who engages in the employment of a railroad company for the performance of specified duties and services,...risks and perils incident to the performance of such service," and these include the perils arising from the carelessness and negligence of those who are...
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TREATISE ON THE LAW OF HIGHWAYS

JOSEPH K. ANGELL, THOMAS DURFER - 1857
...inferred ; the general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice as of policy, being, that he who engages in the employment of another for the performance of specified duties and * Murray v. South Carolina Railroad Co. 1 McMullen, (So. Car.) R. 385 ; Coon v. The Syracuse and Utica...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 11

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner, Benjamin Harrison, Michael Crawford Kerr, James Buckley Black, Augustus Newton Martin, Francis Marion Dice, John Worth Kern, John Lewis Griffiths, Sidney Romelee Moon, Charles Frederick Remy - Law reports, digests, etc - 1859
...resulting from considerations, as well of justice as of policy, is, that he who engages in the emplorment of another for the performance of specified duties...perils incident to the performance of such services; and, in legal presumption, the compensation is adjusted accordingly." In the case of Seymore v. Maddox,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860
...latter is engaged. The rule established in such cases from considerations of justice, as well as policy, is, that he who engages in the employment of another,...specified duties and services, for compensation, takes tipon himself the natural and ordinary risks and perils incident to the performance of Young r. New...
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A Treatise on the Law of Highways

Joseph Kinnicut Angell, Thomas Durfee - Electronic books - 1868 - 36 pages
...inferred ; the general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice as of policy, being, that he who engages in the employment of another for...services, for compensation, takes upon himself the natural ordinary risks and perils incident to the performance of such services, and, in legal presumption,...
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Leading American Railway Cases: On Most of the Important Questions Involved ...

Isaac Fletcher Redfield - Leading cases - 1870 - 656 pages
...Company, 1 McMullen, 385. The general rule, resulting from considerations as well of justice as of policy, is, that he who engages in the employment of another...perils incident to the performance of such services, and in legal presumption, the compensation is adjusted accordingly. And we are not aware of any principle...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 24

New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Edward Jordan Dimock, Samuel Hand, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...Farwell v. The Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation (4 Met., 49), lays down the general rule, " that he who engages in the employment of another for...perils incident to the performance of such services, and, in legal presumption, the compensation is adjusted accordingly." If a contract may be implied...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 33

Law - 1886
...Chief Justice Shaw, in the leading case of Farwell v. Boston, etc., R. Corp., 4 Mete. 49, as follows: 'He who engages in the employment of another, for...perils incident to the performance of such services.' But there are well-defined exceptions to this general rule, one of which arises from the obligation...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 10

Law - 1874
...ordinary risks of the employment. including the negligence of his fellow-laborers. " " The general rule is, that he who engages in the employment of another, for the performance of specific duties and services, for compensation, takes upon himself the natural and ordinary risks and...
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