The Workmen's Compensation Law Journal, Volum 4

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William Otis Badger
C.C. Hine's Sons Company, 1919
 

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Side 682 - All laws should receive a sensible construction. General terms should be so limited in their application as not to lead to injustice, oppression, or an absurd consequence. It will always, therefore, be presumed that the legislature intended exceptions to its language, which would avoid results of this character. The reason of the law in such cases should prevail over its letter.
Side 733 - Columbia and any of the states or territories, and any foreign nation or nations, shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he is employed by such carrier in such commerce...
Side 733 - ... in any case where the violation by such common carrier of any statute enacted for the safety of employees contributed to the injury or death of such employee.
Side 220 - Under this test, if the injury can be seen to have followed as a natural incident of the work and to have been contemplated by a reasonable person familiar with the whole situation as a result of the exposure occasioned by the nature of the employment, then it arises "out of
Side 14 - Of the parties to the action, those who are united in interest must be joined as plaintiffs or defendants; but if the consent of any one,' who should have been joined as plaintiff, cannot be obtained, he may be made a defendant, the reason thereof being stated in the complaint...
Side 735 - ... resulting in whole or in part from the negligence of any of the officers, agents, or employees of such carrier, or by reason of any defect or insufficiency, due to its negligence, in its cars, engines, appliances, machinery, track, roadbed, works, boats, wharves, or other equipment.
Side 298 - It need not have been foreseen or or expected, but after the event it must appear to have had its origin in a risk connected with the employment, and to have flowed from that source as a rational consequence.
Side 735 - That in all actions hereafter brought against any common carriers 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 where his contributory negligence was slight and that of the employer was gross in comparison, but the damages shall be diminished by the jury In proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to such employee. All questions...
Side 546 - The executor or administrator of a decedent who has left him or her surviving a husband, wife, or next of kin, may maintain an action to recover damages for a wrongful act, neglect or default, by which the decedent's death was caused, against a natural person who, or a corporation which, would have been liable to an action in favor of the decedent by reason thereof if death had not ensued.
Side 272 - Of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, saving to suitors in all cases the right of a common-law remedy where the common law is competent to give it, and to claimants the rights and remedies under the workmen's compensation law of any State.60 Fourth.

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