The Workmen's Compensation Law Journal, Volume 5

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C.C. Hine's Sons Company, 1920 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 426 - 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...
Page 223 - Where the injury for which compensation is payable under this Act was caused under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person other than the employer...
Page 96 - Compensation has been awarded to his mother and is resisted on the ground that the accident did not arise out of or in the course of the employment.
Page 311 - So it is said that an independent contractor is one who, exercising an independent employment, contracts to do a piece of work according to his own methods, and without being subject to the control of his employer, except as to the result of the work.
Page 207 - ... earnings of the injured employee and of other employees of the same or most similar class working...
Page 128 - 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 Fourth.
Page 341 - Code undertook to abolish these distinctions by enacting that "every act whatever of man that causes damage to another, obliges him by whose fault it happened to repair it.
Page 108 - ... happening by chance; unexpectedly taking place; not according to the usual course of things; or not as expected;" that, if a result is such as follows from ordinary means, voluntarily employed, in a not unusual or unexpected way, it cannot be called a result effected by accidental means; but that if, in the act which precedes the injury, something unforeseen, unexpected, unusual occurs •which produces the injury, then the injury has resulted through accidental means.
Page 512 - Such agreement shall be a surrender by the parties thereto of their rights to any other method, form or amount of compensation or determination thereof...
Page 182 - The loss of the first phalange ,of the thumb, or of any finger, shall, be considered to be equal to the loss of one-half of such thumb, or finger...

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