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66-304.

History: L. 1911, ch. 240, § 1; R.S. 1923, § 66-304; L. 1995, ch. 98, § 17; Repealed, L. 2005, ch. 21, § 12; July 1.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Loss from interstate shipment recoverable only under federal law. Andrews v. Railroad Co., 99 Kan. 347, 350, 161 P. 600.

2. Value stated in bill of lading may limit amount recoverable. Kennedy v. Railway Co., 104 Kan. 368, 369, 179 P. 314.

3. Recovery for loss of grain on shipment within state considered. Barber v. Missouri Pac. Rld. Co., 118 Kan. 651, 653, 236 P. 859.

4. Bill of lading operates both as a receipt and contract. Baldwin v. Fenimore, 149 Kan. 825, 828, 89 P.2d 883.

5. Section only applicable to intrastate shipments. Anderson Cattle Co. v. Atchison, T. & S.F. Rly. Co., 167 Kan. 306, 311, 313, 206 P.2d 124.

6. Initial carrier liable for C.O.D. collections converted by delivering carrier. Young v. Santa Fe Trail Transportation Co., 179 Kan. 678, 679, 680, 298 P.2d 235.

7. Referred; common carrier engaged in interstate commerce did not bring itself within statutory exception limiting liability. First National Bank v. Bankers Dispatch Corporation, 221 Kan. 528, 533, 562 P.2d 32.

8. While intrastate carrier may limit liability in specific circumstances, shipper must knowingly assent to value on shipped property. Bailey v. Morgan Drive-Away, Inc., 647 F. Supp. 648, 652 (1986).

9. Whether shipment within state of goods purchased by seller outside of state is interstate or intrastate commerce examined; section does not impose strict liability. Southwest Business Systems, Inc. v. Western Kansas Xpress, Inc., 19 Kan. App. 2d 861, 863, 865, 878 P.2d 833 (1994).


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