Workmen's Compensation Insurance: Including Employer's Liability Insurance

McGraw-Hill book Company, Incorporated, 1925 - 503 páginas

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Página 128 - An engine, as such, is not permanently devoted to any kind of traffic and it does not appear that this engine was destined especially to anything more definite than such business as it might be needed for.
Página 172 - ... except where the injury is occasioned by the wilful intention of the injured employee to bring about the injury or death of himself or of another, or where the injury results solely from the intoxication of the injured employee while on duty...
Página 58 - The reports of judicial decisions contain the most certain evidence, and the most authoritative and precise application of the rules of the common law. Adjudged cases become precedents for future cases resting upon analogous facts, and brought within the same reason ; and the diligence of counsel, and the labor of judges, are constantly required, in the study of the reports, in order to understand, accurately their import, and the principles they establish. But to attain a competent knowledge of...
Página 60 - But this does not apply to the case of a servant bringing his action against his own employer to recover damages for an injury arising in the course of that employment, where all such risks and perils as the employer and the servant respectively intend to assume and bear may be regulated by the express or implied contract between them, and which, in contemplation of law, must be presumed to be thus regulated.
Página 107 - ... provided that all moneys paid by an employer to his employees or their legal representatives, by reason of the enactment of any of the laws herein authorized, shall be held to be a proper charge in the cost of operating the business of the employer.
Página 37 - It being the policy and intent of this chapter that all places to which it applies shall be so constructed, equipped, arranged, operated and conducted in all respects as to provide reasonable and adequate protection to the lives, health and safety of all persons employed therein...
Página 77 - The common law system governing the remedy of workmen against employers for injuries received in hazardous work is inconsistent with modern industrial conditions. In practice it proves to be economically unwise and unfair. Its administration has produced the result that little of the cost of the employer has reached the workman and that little only at large expense to the public. The remedy of the workman has been uncertain, slow and inadequate. Injuries in such works, formerly occasional, have become...
Página 128 - Its character as an instrument of commerce depended on its employment at the time, not upon remote probabilities or upon accidental later events.
Página 220 - An employer securing the payment of compensation by contributing premiums to the state fund shall thereby become relieved from all liability for personal injuries or death sustained by his employes, and the persons entitled to compensation under this chapter shall have recourse therefor only to the state fund and not to the employer.
Página 209 - An employer shall secure compensation to his employees in one of the following ways: 1. By insuring and keeping insured the payment of such compensation in the state fund, or 2. By insuring and keeping insured the payment of such compensation with any stock corporation or mutual association authorized to transact the business of workmen's compensation insurance in this state.

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