had hit out of ground.
to defendants knowledge been hit out of ground before.
injury to person in plaintiff’s position was so slight, bearing in mind
distance from pitch to edge of ground, presence of fence etc, that defendant was
in fact take into account the degree of risk and do not act upon a bare
possibility as they would if the risk were more substantial’
of injury risked are taken into account in assessing risk.
v London & St Katherine Docks Co
be under control of defendant or his servants.
Accident must be such as could not in the ordinary course of things have
happened without negligence.
of any explanation by defendant.