Reports Of Cases Decided In The Appellate Courts Of The State Of Illinois (volume 32)

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byIllinois. Appellate Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Ritchie v. Village of W.irrensburg. the city, to remove it or a substantial part of it, promptly. They must have found it negligent in some of these particulars, and we are not prepared to say it is clear the evidence did not warrant such finding. But the street was not closed. The city authorities invited its use, notwithstanding the mudrow. It was the principal business street of the city, and they knew it was and would be used and occupied as before by teams and vehicles hitched and in motion. On the occasion in question there was no apparent danger in appellee's attempt to drive between the ridge and the hitched team. Any ordinarily competent driver with an ordinarily safe horse might make it without ineurring the imputation of rashness or carelessness. She was an experienced driver, with a very safe horse. Her injury was not caused by her own act or neglect, as in cases of contributory negligence. There was room enough for her passage, and her driving was good enough to make it safely. Her injury was attributable in part to accident--the restlessness and backing of the other team--for which nobody was to blame; but in part also to the mudrow, without which it would not have been done; and for this the city alone was responsible. 'Where an injury is the result of accident, and 'he fault of the defendant combined, and each is necessary in "le combination to produce it, the defendant is liable. City of Jolict v. Verney, 35 Ill. 58; City of Bloomington v. Bay, 42 Ill. 503; City of Lacon v. Pace. 48 Ill. 500; Village of Centcrville v. Cook, opinion lately filed at Mt. Vernon, but Eot yet reported. Judgment affirmed. Samuel Ritchie v. Village Of Warrensburg. Practice--Prosecution under Village Ordinance--Appeal front Justice. 1. Although a motion appears in the r...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Ritchie v. Village of W.irrensburg. the city, to remove it or a substantial part of it, promptly. They must have found it negligent i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.45 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217276024

ISBN - 13:9780217276023

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