Reports Of Cases Determined In The Appellate Courts Of Illinois (volume 141)

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byIllinois. Appellate Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... Vol. 141. Lehigh Valley Trans. Co. v. City of Chicago. In our opinion, the evidence in the record clearly supports the verdict and judgment, and the record is free from material error. The judgment is affirmed. The cost of the additional abstract of record must be taxed against appellant. Affirmed. Lehigh Yalley Transportation Company, Defendant in Error, v. City of Chicago, Plaintiff in Error. Gen. No. 14,421. Municipal Corporations--liability for negligence. The city of Chicago is liable to the owner of a vessel for damages caused thereto by the negligent act of an employe of such city in control of a bridge in swinging such bridge against such vessel. Action for damages to personal property. Error to the Municipal Court of Chicago; the Hon. William N. Cottrell, Judge, presiding. Heard in the Branch Appellate Court at the March term, 1908. Affirmed. Opinion filed June 30, 1908. Statement by the Court. The defendant, the city of Chicago, built and operated over the Chicago river at Madison street a pivot or swing bridge, to the end that said street might be a continuous thoroughfare for public use. The bridge was built out of funds raised by general taxation, was maintained and operated out of the same funds as a free bridge, from which the city derived no income. It was operated by an employe of the city, and through his negligence the bridge was swung against a vessel of the plaintiff, and thereby the vessel was damaged to the extent of $115.55. For that sum the plaintiff had judgment, and the defendant appealed. Charles M. Haft and Emil C. Wetten, for plaintiff in error; Edward J. Brundage, of counsel. Ullmann & Hoag, for defendant in error. Lehigh Valley Trans. Co. v. City of Chicago. Mr. Presiding Justice Baker delivered the opinion of the court. Th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... Vol. 141. Lehigh Valley Trans. Co. v. City of Chicago. In our opinion, the evidence in the record clearly supports the verdict...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217985815

ISBN - 13:9780217985819

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