Section 37-1-135

Published: 2015

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Section 37-1-135

Section 37-1-135Action on bond for damages resulting from suspension of rates or orders.

Any person, firm, company, or corporation who shall sustain any loss, injury or damage by reason of the suspension of the rates or orders, or any of them, as aforesaid, may bring a civil action on the bonds in the name of the State of Alabama, for his use, and recover such damages as he may have so sustained, including any overcharge or excess rate or charge paid by him, on account of the suspension of the rates, charges, or orders. A copy of the bond, duly certified by the secretary or chief clerk or any member of the Public Service Commission under the seal of the commission, shall be received in evidence without further proof.

(Code 1907, §5697; Code 1923, §9689; Code 1940, T. 48, §93.)