Minnesota Reports, Volume 105

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Cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
 

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Page 225 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 225 - ... death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount in law to felony.
Page 216 - If at any time there shall be evidence of any lien or claim for which, if established, the Owner of the said premises might become liable, and which is chargeable to the Contractor, the Owner shall have the right to retain out of any payment then due or thereafter to become due an amount sufficient to completely indemnify him against such lien or claim.
Page 475 - ... in harmony with and subject to the Constitution and laws of the State.
Page 192 - ... but that it rather falls within that principle which gives to the owner of the soil all that lies beneath his surface ; that the land immediately below is his property, whether it is solid rock, or porous ground, or venous earth, or part soil or part water; that the person who owns the surface may dig therein, and apply all that is there found to his own purposes at his free will and pleasure...
Page 92 - It follows that the order appealed from must be reversed, and the cause remanded to the district court, with direction to change its conclusion of law, so as to direct judgment to be entered for the defendant Williams.
Page 209 - Richmond. the court to direct a verdict in its favor on the ground that there was no...
Page 416 - The tendency of recent adjudications is to extend rather than to narrow, the scope of the doctrine. Rightly guarded in its practical application, there is no principle in the law of evidence more safe in its results. There is none which rests on a more solid basis of reason and authority.
Page 373 - At the time of the trial the defendant objected to the introduction of any evidence In support of the...
Page 431 - ... constitution which forbids any state to pass any law impairing the obligation of contracts.

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