Section 8-5-23

Property injury claims against railroads assignable.

Claims against railroad companies for injuries to property may be assigned in writing, and each successive assignee thereof may bring an action thereon in his own name.

(Code 1876, §2119; Code 1886, §1763; Code 1896, §877; Code 1907, §5159; Code 1923, §9235; Code 1940, T. 39, §204.)