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Alabama Code Title 37. Public Utilities and Public Transportation § 37-6-22

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The private property of the members of a cooperative shall be exempt from execution for the debts of the cooperative, and no member shall be liable or responsible for any debts of the cooperative. A cooperative shall not be liable to its members for any outage of service or voltage fluctuation resulting from acts of God, such as lightning or windstorm, or from occurrences that may reasonably be expected to happen in the normal course of utility business, such as equipment failures. In any claim for property damage alleging negligence of the cooperative, the member shall prove by the testimony of a witness expert in the operation of utility businesses that the action or inaction of the cooperative alleged to have caused the property damage is not normal in the operations of a utility business.

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