Unformatted text preview: gent, and Long Island Railroad appealed the decision to the appellate court where the same ver-dict was reached. The decision was appealed again to New York’s highest state court. Issue: Was the defendant, Long Island Railroad Co., negligent in their actions, as they pertained to Palsgraf? Holding: No Reasoning: Negligence must involve some risk that was foreseeable by the tortfeasor. There was no way of the railroad guards knowing that the package contained explosives, much less that they would be able to cause such damage that falling debris would injure a customer of the rail-way....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course BLAW 210 taught by Professor Mumford during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .
- Spring '08
- Business Law