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" The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident, notwithstanding the negligence of his opponent, is considered solely responsible for it" The United States supreme court in Grand Trunk Ry. "
Albany Law Journal - Page 277
1888
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 82

Law - 1916
...the wrong side of the road." The doctrine of the above case has been stated to be that ''the party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...his opponent, is considered solely responsible for it."4 Another legal writer5 in describing the rule as set out in the above case says, "It means only...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volume 21

Utah. Supreme Court, Albert Hagan, John Augustine Marshall, John Maxcy Zane, James A. Williams, Joseph M. Tanner, George L. Nye, John Walcott Thompson, August B. Edler, Alonzo Blair Irvine, Harmel L. Pratt, William S. Dalton, H. Arnold Rich - Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...being negligent, the true rule is held to be that ' the party who last has a clear opportunity to avoid the accident, notwithstanding the negligence of his...opponent, is considered solely responsible for it. '' Hall v. Hallway Co., 13 Utah, '24:3 ; Thompson v. Salt Lake Rapid Transit Co., 16 Utah, 281. BASKIN,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 94

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...decision have been accurately stated by a writer in 2 Quarterly Law Review, 507, as follows: "The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...opponent, is considered solely responsible for It" The Supreme Court of the United States in Grand Trunk R. Co. v. Ivés, 144 US 408, 12 Sup. Ct. 679,...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 75

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...Ineffective. The doctrine does not apply here that "the party who last has a clear opportunity to avoid the accident, notwithstanding the negligence of his...opponent, is considered solely responsible for it" If the jury believed, from the evidence, that appellee would not have been injured but for the negligence...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 10

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...the plaintiff can complain of. The idea is clearly expressed in 2 Law Rev. & Quar. J. 507: "The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...or by which the accident happened ; but no part of its real and controlling cause. O'Brien v. McBLinchy, 68 Me. 552, 557. The servant was hardly even...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 59

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...formulated by a writer in the Quarterly Law Review, vol. 2, p. 507, is adopted as follows: "The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...of his opponent, is considered solely responsible," 1 S. & R. Neg. 165, § 99. The negligence of the plaintiff's intestate did not consist in walking upon...
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The Law Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Frederick Pollock - Law - 1886
...thrust off, was stupid enough to go on. The result is that the party wlto last has a ckar ojyportunity of avoiding the accident, notwithstanding the negligence...opponent, is considered solely responsible for it ; and this will be found, we believe, to be true of all such cases, whether the series be long or short....
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The Southern Reporter, Volume 33

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...principle here invoked has been tersely put in the following language:— "The party who has the last clear opportunity of avoiding the accident, notwithstanding...opponent Is considered solely responsible for It" See Barrow, Neg. 53. It is contended by plaintiff that, on approaching the tracks, Barnhill did not...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 1

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...plaintiff can complain of. The idea is clearly expressed in 2 Law Quar. Rev. (London), p. 507: "The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...by which the accident happened, — but no part of its real and controlling cause: O'Brien v. McGlinchy, 68 Me. 552, 557. The servant was hardly even...
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The American Law Register, Volume 27; Volume 36

Law - 1888
...plaintiff can complain of. The idea is clearly expressed in 2 Law llev. A Quar. J. Г)07 : "The party who last has a clear opportunity of avoiding the accident,...responsible for it." In such case defendants are not even guillv of contributory negligence; that is, their ]ie <r li' r ence does not, in a le^al sense, contribute...
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