Louisville & Nashville R. Co. v. Ohio Valley Tie Co.
242 U.S. 288 (1916)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Louisville & Nashville R. Co. v. Ohio Valley Tie Co., 242 U.S. 288 (1916)

Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company v. Ohio Valley Tie Company

No. 66

Argued November 3, 6, 1916

Decided December 18 1916

242 U.S. 288

Syllabus

Under §§ 8, 9 and 16 of the Act to Regulate Commerce, all damages properly attributable to the exaction of excessive rates by carriers in interstate commerce may be awarded in a proceeding before the Interstate Commerce Commission, and, when damages because of such rates have been so awarded, and satisfied, further damages resulting from the same cause may not be recovered through independent proceedings in court.

161 Ky. 212 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 242 U. S. 289

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