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2006 Minnesota Statutes

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237.44 TELEGRAPH LINE, LIABILITY.
If any person or corporation owning or operating a telegraph line wholly or partly within
the state shall fail to transmit any message within a reasonable time, or to exercise due diligence
to that end, after its reception, or shall fail to deliver any message to the party to whom it is
addressed within a reasonable time after its arrival at the place of destination, the person or
corporation shall be liable in a civil action at the suit of the party injured for all damages sustained
by reason of such neglect or omission. The company delivering the message shall state plainly
thereon the exact time when it was received at the original point for transmission.
History: (7548) RL s 2931; 1986 c 444

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