The original shipper consigned a shipment of melons, which was subsequently reconsigned to defendant, who in turn reconsigned the shipment to an Indiana firm over the lines of plaintiff railroad, stating in the diversion order "Protect the through rate. All charges to follow car." The Indiana firm accepted the shipment and paid freight charges with a check, which was dishonored on due presentment, the drawer having gone bankrupt. Held, plaintiff may recover freight charges for the whole trip from defendant. Pennsylvania R. R. v. Seiter, 61 Ohio App. 497, 22 N. E. (2d) 843 (1939).
Michigan Law Review,
CARRIERS - COLLECTION OF FREIGHT CHARGES - LIABILITY OF CONSIGNEE WHO RECONSIGNS SHIPMENT,
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