WVC 46 - 7 - 402
§46-7-402. Duplicate document of title; overissue.
A duplicate or any other document of title purporting to cover
goods already represented by an outstanding document of the same
issuer does not confer any right in the goods, except as provided
in the case of tangible bills of lading in a set of parts,
overissue of documents for fungible goods, substitutes for lost,
stolen, or destroyed documents, or substitute documents issued
pursuant to section 7-105. The issuer is liable for damages caused
by its overissue or failure to identify a duplicate document by a
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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