§47-6-9. Action or suit to recover back usurious interest.
If an excess beyond the lawful interest be paid in any case for the loan or forbearance of money or other thing, the person paying the same may in a suit or action recover the full amount of such payment from the person with whom the contract was made or to whom the assurance was given; and it may be so recovered from such person notwithstanding the payment of the excess be made to his indorsee or assignee.