2006 Ohio Revised Code - 4905.61. Treble damages.

§ 4905.61. Treble damages.

If any public utility or railroad does, or causes to be done, any act or thing prohibited by Chapters 4901., 4903., 4905., 4907., 4909., 4921., 4923., and 4925. of the Revised Code, or declared to be unlawful, or omits to do any act or thing required by such chapters, or by order of the public utilities commission, such public utility or railroad is liable to the person, firm, or corporation injured thereby in treble the amount of damages sustained in consequence of such violation, failure, or omission. Any recovery under this section does not affect a recovery by the state for any penalty provided for in such chapters. 

HISTORY: GC § 614-68; 102 v 549(570), § 71; Bureau of Code Revision. Eff 10-1-53.

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