2021 New York Laws
NAV - Navigation
Article 10 - Wrecks
134 - When Owner May Sue.

Universal Citation: NY Nav L § 134 (2021)

§ 134. When owner may sue. The rejection by the court of any claim for wrecked property shall not preclude the claimant from maintaining an action for the recovery of such property or its proceeds against the officer in whose hands the same shall be; but if the plaintiff in any such action shall prevail, there shall be deducted, in addition to the salvage and expenses charged on the property, from the damages recovered, the costs of the defense.

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