Railroad Spark Fire Liability: A Problem in Nineteenth Century Tort Law
De Simone, Peter George, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper focuses on the uniform tendency in spark fire liability law that appears in the late 19th century. The concept of a liability spectrum is used to pinpoint legal developments in this trend.
MA (Master of Arts)
Railroad law, Locomotive sparks, United States, Tort liability of corporations
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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