Section 6-5-282

Breach of contract - Ratable compensation for services.

When a person contracts for the performance of services by himself for a stipulated period of time and is prevented from full performance of the contract by sickness or death, he or his personal representative, as the case may be, may recover a ratable compensation for the service actually rendered, notwithstanding the entirety of the contract.

(Code 1852, §2159; Code 1867, §2557; Code 1876, §2922; Code 1886, §2599; Code 1896, §33; Code 1907, §2493; Code 1923, §5705; Code 1940, T. 7, §132.)