Section 8-19-15

Savings clause.

(a) The civil remedies provided herein and the civil remedies available at common law, by statute or otherwise, for fraud, misrepresentation, deceit, suppression of material facts or fraudulent concealment are mutually exclusive. An election to pursue the civil remedies prescribed in this chapter shall exclude and be a surrender of all other rights and remedies available at common law, by statute or otherwise, for fraud, misrepresentation, deceit, suppression of material facts or fraudulent concealment arising out of any act, occurrence or transaction actionable under this chapter.

(b) An election to pursue any civil remedies available at common law, by statute or otherwise, for fraud, misrepresentation, deceit, suppression of material facts or fraudulent concealment arising out of any act, occurrence or transaction actionable under this chapter shall exclude and be a surrender of all rights and remedies available under this chapter. All other remedies, penalties or actions presently provided by statute or common law or hereafter provided for in any other law or rule of procedure are cumulative with the provisions, remedies and actions in this chapter and this chapter shall not be construed to repeal or supersede any law not inconsistent herewith.

(Acts 1981, No. 81-355, p. 510, §15.)