2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 58 - Public Utilities, Services and Carriers
CHAPTER 17 - THE GENERAL RAILROAD LAW
SECTION 58-17-3910. Liability to landowners for damages for wrongful obstruction of watercourses.


SC Code § 58-17-3910 (2013) What's This?

Railroad corporations shall be liable to landowners for all damages resulting from the wrongful obstruction of watercourses by such corporations and it shall not be necessary to allege and prove that such damages resulted from the negligent construction of the road or other works of such corporations, but any person who is damaged shall be entitled to recover as in actions against individuals upon showing the wrongful obstruction of such watercourses.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 58-967; 1952 Code Section 58-967; 1942 Code Section 8275; 1932 Code Section 8220; Civ. C. '22 Section 4784; Civ. C. '12 Section 3115; Civ. C. '02 Section 2041; 1897 (22) 489.

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