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Alabama Code Title 37. Public Utilities and Public Transportation § 37-2-33

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(a) In case of any overcharge on published or lawful rates, the person aggrieved may file with the agent of the company collecting or receiving greater compensation than the lawful rate a written demand, supported by a paid freight bill or duplicate thereof, for refund of overcharge, and a maximum period of 60 days from the date of filing shall be allowed each company to pay claims filed under this section.

(b) Any transportation company failing to refund such overcharges within the time allowed in subsection (a) shall forfeit to the party aggrieved the sum of $1.00 for each day's delay in paying or satisfying said claim beyond the time allowed until such claim is paid, but the total forfeiture shall not exceed $100.00.

(c) Actions for the recovery of the overcharge and the penalties provided may be embraced in the same complaint.

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