§6-3-6. Payment by officer or sureties of judgment for default of
When any judgment or decree shall be obtained against a
sheriff or collector, or his sureties, or their personal
representatives, for or on account of the default or misconduct of
any such deputy, and shall be paid in whole or in part by any
defendant therein, he or his personal representative may, on
motion, obtain a judgment or decree against such deputy and his
sureties, and their personal representatives for the amount so
paid, with interest thereon from the time of such payment, and five
percent damages on such amount.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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