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" That any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever, the purpose or intent of which shall be to enable any common carrier to exempt itself from any liability created by this Act, shall to that extent be void... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ohio Circuit Courts...: Ohio ... - Page 288
by William John Tossell - 1920
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 5; Volume 153

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...enacted for the safety of employes contributed to the injury or death of such employe. ' ' Section 5. That any contract, rule, regulation or device whatsoever,...shall to that extent be void: Provided; That in any such action brought against any such common carrier under or by virtue of any of the provisions of...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And ..., Volume 93

New Jersey. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...of the injury or death for which said action was brought." We think that no evasion of the provision that "any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever,...of which shall be to enable any common carrier to 93 NJL Drago v. Central Railroad Co. of NJ exempt itself from any liability created by this act shall...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 294

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1921
...also the law that such a contract is not binding. Section 5 of the Federal Liability act provides : "Any contract, rule, regulation or device whatsoever,...created by this act, shall to that extent be void." There was/ no impropriety in the giving of the instruction, as it stated the law correctly. The seventh...
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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 106

South Carolina. Supreme Court, J. S. G. Richardson, Robert Wallace Shand, Cyprian Melanchthon Efird, William Hay Townsend, Duncan C. Ray, William Munro Shand - Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. Section 5 of that act, as amended in 1908, is as follows : "Any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever,...shall to that extent be void: Provided, That in any Rep.] April Term, 1916. action brought against any such common carrier under or by virtue of any of...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 82

Law - 1916
...such services are performed cannot be regarded as an evasion of | 5 of such Act, •which provides "that any contract, rule, regulation or device whatsoever,...created by this Act shall to that extent be void." If a contract, that is to have, if valid, the necessary effect to exempt the carrier from such liability,...
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The Federal Reporter: With Key-number Annotations ..., Volume 264

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...existing as to future contracts and regulations of the described character cannot be doubted. The words, 'the purpose or Intent of which shall be to enable...exempt itself from any liability created by this act,' do not refer simply to an actual intent of the parties to circumvent the statute. The 'purpose or intent'...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 224

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...comprehensive by a generic, rather than a specific, description. It thus brings within its purview "any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever,...exempt itself from any liability created by this Act." It includes every variety of agreement or arrangement of this nature; and stipulations, contained in...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 142

Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...Employers' Liability Act of 1908, which provides: "That any contract, rule, regulation, or devic« whatsoever, the purpose or intent of which shall be...created by this act, shall to that extent be void." 35 US Stat. at L. 66, c. 149, § б (DS Сотр. St. Supp. 1911, p. 1324). We are now to reconsider...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 154

Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...excepted to are the following: "(4) You are instructed that under the federal law it is further provided that any contract, rule, regulation or device whatsoever,...to enable any common carrier to exempt itself from liability from negligence of the kind here charged by the plaintiff against the defendant, shall to...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 124

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...federal Employers' Liabiliry Law, which it is contended have this effect, are as follows: "Sec. 5. Any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever,...the purpose or intent of which shall be to enable aiiy common carrier to exempt itself from any liability created by this act, shall to that extent be...
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