Midstate Horticultural Co., Inc. v. Pennsylvania R. Co.
320 U.S. 356 (1943)

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Midstate Horticultural Co., Inc. v. Pennsylvania R. Co., 320 U.S. 356 (1943)

Midstate Horticultural Co., Inc. v. Pennsylvania Railroad Co.

No. 40

Argued October 21, 22, 1943

Decided November 22, 1943

320 U.S. 356

Syllabus

An action by a carrier to recover from shipper the full amount of transportation charges for shipments over its own and connecting carriers' lines is subject to the three-years' limitation of § 16(3)(a) of the Interstate Commerce Act, and the limitation cannot be extended by an express agreement between the carrier and shipper entered into prior to the expiration of the period. P. 320 U. S. 358.

21 Cal.2d 243, 131 P.2d 544, reversed.

Certiorari, 319 U.S. 735, to review the affirmance of a judgment (124 P.2d 902) for the carrier in an action against a shipper to recover the amount of transportation charges.

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