§55-7-3. Unlawful seizure or attachment.
If the property be distrained for any rent not due, or
attached for any rent not accruing, or taken under any attachment
sued out without good cause, the owner of such property may, in an
action against the party suing out the warrant of distress or
attachment, recover damages for the wrongful seizure, and also, if
the property be sold, for the sale thereof.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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