Section 35-10-98

Liability.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), a satisfaction agent or any other person who executes an affidavit of satisfaction of a security instrument erroneously or as a result of negligence or non-compliance with this article is liable to the secured creditor for any actual economic damages caused by the recording of the satisfaction.

(b) This article does not apply to the liability of a satisfaction agent who executes an affidavit of satisfaction of a security instrument erroneously as a result of wantonness, recklessness, or deliberate misconduct, nor does this article apply to the liability of a person other than a satisfaction agent who erroneously executes an affidavit of satisfaction.

(Act 2012-278, p. 554, §9.)