Great Southern Railway Company v Best

CourtCircuit Court
Judgment Date01 January 1936
Date01 January 1936
[Cir. Ct.
Great Southern Railway Co

Consequential damages -Injuries to motor omnibus engaged in public service - Substitute motor-omnibus - Taxation and insurance on - Award in respect of.

A motor-omnibus, one of a fleet of such vehicles running to schedule in public service, received injuries by reason of the negligence of a motorist necessitating its removal from service for repairs and the employment as a substitute of another omnibus which was habitually kept in readiness for that purpose. Held, that the proprietor of the omnibuses was not entitled as consequential damages to any award in respect of the taxation or the insurance of the...

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