Full Statute Name:  Title 23. Public Utilities and Regulated Industries. Subtitle 1. Public Utilities and Carriers (Chapters 1 to 29). Chapter 12. Operation and Maintenance of Railroads. Subchapter 9. Liability for Injuries. § 23-12-909. Killed or injured animals--Rights of owner

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Primary Citation:  A.C.A. § 23-12-909 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  September, 2019 Alternate Citation:  AR ST § 23-12-909 Date Adopted:  1961 Historical: 
Summary: This law states that any person who has a special ownership in any horses, mules, cattle, or other stock killed or wounded by any railroad trains running in this state may sue the company running the trains for the damages within 12 months of the injury.

Any person owning in his or her own right or having a special ownership in any horses, mules, cattle, or other stock killed or wounded by any railroad trains running in this state may sue the company running the trains for the damages sustained by the killing or wounding in any court having jurisdiction of the amount of damages in the county where the killing or wounding occurred, at any time within twelve (12) months after the killing or wounding occurred, and recover such damages as the court or jury trying the case may assess.

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Acts of 1961 (1st Ex. Sess.), Act 61, § 7.

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