General Laws of Massachusetts Relating to Railroad Corporations: Provisions of the Public Statutes with Subsequent Legislation to and Including the Year 1897

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Página 88 - In estimating such confinement the time during which the animals have been confined without such rest on connecting roads from which they are received shall be included, it being the intent of this section to prohibit their continuous confinement beyond the period of twenty-eight hours, except upon contingencies hereinbefore stated.
Página 76 - ... to run any train in such traffic after said date that has not a sufficient number of cars in it so equipped with power or train brakes that the engineer on the locomotive drawing such train can control its speed without requiring brakemen to use the common hand brake for that purpose.
Página 62 - ... with interest thereon at the rate of four per •cent, per annum, from the time...
Página 99 - ... (1) By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works or machinery connected with or used in the business of the employer, which aro.se from or had not been discovered or remedied owing to the negligence of the employer or of any person in the service of the employer and entrusted by him with the duty of seeing that the ways, works or machinery were in proper condition...
Página 101 - An employee, or his legal representative, shall not be entitled under this act to any right of compensation or remedy against the employer In any case where such employee knew of the defect or negligence which caused the Injury and failed, within a reasonable time, to give, or cause to be given, Information thereof to the employer, or to some person superior to himself In the service of the employer...
Página 100 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has any superintendence entrusted to him whilst in the exercise of such superintendence...
Página 101 - If an employer enters into a contract, written or verbal, with an independent contractor to do part of such employer's work, or if such contractor enters into a contract with a sub-contractor to do all or any part of the work comprised in such contractor's contract with the employer, such contract or subcontract shall not bar the liability of the employer for...
Página 97 - ... shall, on conviction thereof, be punished, by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment, not exceeding three months, or both, according to the nature and aggravation of the offence.
Página 57 - When a highway crosses a railroad by an overhead bridge, the framework of the bridge and its abutments shall be maintained and kept in repair by the railroad company, and the surface of the bridge and its approaches shall be maintained and kept in repair by the municipality in which the same are situated.
Página 100 - ... the workman, or in case the injury results in death, the legal personal representatives of the workman, and any persons entitled in case of death, shall have the same right of compensation and remedies against the employer as if the workman had not been a workman of nor in the service of the employer, nor engaged in his work.

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