Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:66-233
Chapter Title:PUBLIC UTILITIES
Article Title:DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF RAILROAD COMPANIES
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Action for damages by fire; attorney fee.
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66-233. Action for damages by fire; attorney fee. In all actions commenced under K.S.A. 66-232 and 66-233 and amendments thereto in which judgment is rendered against any railroad company for damages by fire caused by the operating of such railroad, if it appears from the evidence that such company has refused without just cause or excuse to pay the full amount of such damages, the court in rendering such judgment shall allow the plaintiff a reasonable sum as an attorney fee for services in such action, including proceeding upon appeal, to be recovered and collected as a part of the costs. When a tender is made by such railroad company before the commencement of the action in which judgment is rendered and the amount recovered is not in excess of such tender no such costs shall be allowed.
History: L. 1885, ch. 155, 2; R.S. 1923, 66-233;L. 1994, ch. 136, 1; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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