Attorneys' Fees for Property Loss Or Damage, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Aeronautics ... 91-2, on H.R. 9681, 9072, 17367, 8138, 8609, 14017 and S. 1652, Sept. 29 and 30, 1970
1971 - 123 pages
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Page 89 - That in case any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall do, cause to be done, or permit to be done any act, matter, or thing in this act prohibited or declared to be unlawful...
Page 86 - ... together with a reasonable counsel or attorney's fee, to be fixed by the court in every case of recovery, which attorney's fee shall be taxed and collected as part of the costs in the case.
Page 59 - ... liable to the person or persons injured thereby for the full amount of damages sustained in consequence of any such violation...
Page 59 - Commission shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated, and except that the petitioner shall not be liable for costs in the district court nor for costs at any subsequent stage of the proceedings unless they accrue upon his appeal. If the petitioner shall finally prevail he shall be allowed a reasonable attorney's fee, to be taxed and collected as a part of the costs of the suit.
Page 35 - No carrier is bound to transport said property by any particular train or vessel, or in time for any particular market or otherwise than with reasonable dispatch.
Page 91 - ... to be paid out of but not in addition to the amount of judgment, award, or settlement recovered, to the attorneys representing the claimant.
Page 87 - Any employer who violates the provisions of section 6 or section 7 of this Act shall be liable to the employee or employees affected in the amount of their unpaid minimum wages, or their unpaid overtime compensation, as the case may be, and in an additional equal amount as liquidated damages.
Page 37 - ... on whose line the loss, damage or injury shall have been sustained, the amount of such loss damage, or injury as it may be required to pay to the owners of such property, as may be evidenced by any receipt, judgment, or transcript thereof...
Page 25 - That the common carrier, railroad, or transportation company issuing such receipt or bill of lading shall be entitled to recover from the common carrier, railroad, or transportation company on whose line the loss, damage, or injury shall have been sustained the amount of such loss, damage, or injury as it may be required to pay to the owners of such property, as may be evidenced...