Friday, October 10, 2014

Ryan v. NY Central RR case brief summary


Ryan v. NY Central RR case brief summary

F: D by the negligence set fire to its woodshed, and P’s house ,situated at a distance from the woodshed, soon took fire, and was entirely consumed. A number of other houses were also burned by the spreading of the fire.
TC nonsuited the P
I: Whether Negligent party is liable for the proximate results of his own acts, but not for remote damages.

How many houses are responsible for but for test.
R: Negligent party is liable for the proximate results of his own acts, but not for remote damages. C: affirmed
Co: At some point, but for test must be stopped.

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