Southeastern Express Co. v. Pastime Amusement Co.
299 U.S. 28 (1936)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Southeastern Express Co. v. Pastime Amusement Co., 299 U.S. 28 (1936)

Southeastern Express Co. v. Pastime Amusement Co.

No. 46

Submitted October 22, 1936

Decided November 9, 1936

299 U.S. 28

Syllabus

Under the Carmack Amendment, a shipper can recover from carrier as damages for interruption of the shipper's business through tardy delivery of the good, no more than the declared value of the goods, made the limit of the carrier's liability by the contract of shipment in consideration of a lower rate allowed the shipper and in accordance with the carrier's tariffs.

181 S.C. 203, 186 S.E. 283, reversed.

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