Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 30

Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 30

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...point in another state shall issue a receipt or B/L therf0l' and shall be liable to the lawful holder. thereof for any loss. damage or injury to such property caused by it or any common carrier. railroad or transportation company to which such property may be dciivered or over whose line or lines such property may pass, and no contract. receipt. rule, or regulation shall exempt such common carrier, railroad or tra.nsportation company from thq liability hereby imposed. Liabillt' of Initial Carrier.--The initial carrier 0 an interstate shipment is subject to federal regulation, and hence may not limit its liability to loss or damage occurring on its own line, but is responsible for any loss or injury caused by it or any connecting carrier.---Atlantic Coast Line R. Co. v. "lard. Court oi' Appeals of Alabama. 58 South. 677. Carrier's Liability for Loss Beyond Line.-9. carrier voluntarily receiving property for transportation to a point on another line in another state. is. under the Carmnck amendment oi! June 29. 1906, to th_e interstate commerce act of Feb. 4, 1158i. conclusively treated as having made:1 thru contract of carriage, rendering it liable for the other carrier's failure to deliver the shipment to the consignee.---G.. II. & S. A. Ry. Co. v. Vilallace. Supreme Court of the United States. 32 S. C. R. 205. Connecting Carr-iers.--Carmack amendment oi' June 29. 1906, to the act of Feb. 4. 1S7. making the initial carrier liable for damage occurring to a shipment on the line. of a connecting carrier. is intended merely to give a cumulative remedy, and does not prevent the shipper from maintaining an action against the connecting carrier.---Balt. C. & A. Ry. Co. v. Sperber & Co. Court of Appeals of...show more

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  • Paperback | 566 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 998g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954173
  • 9781236954176