2016 Mississippi Code
Title 11 - Civil Practice and Procedure
Chapter 27 - Eminent Domain
In General (§§ 11-27-1 - 11-27-51)
§ 11-27-37. Right of action for expenses

MS Code § 11-27-37 (2016) What's This?

In case the plaintiff shall fail to pay the damages and costs awarded to the defendant within ninety (90) days from the date of the rendering of the final judgment, if such judgment is not appealed from, or in case the suit shall be dismissed by the plaintiff except pursuant to settlement, or the judgment be that the plaintiff is not entitled to a judgment condemning property, the defendant may recover of the plaintiff in an action brought therefor all reasonable expenses, including attorneys' fees, incurred by him in defending the suit.

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