California Civil Code Section 3338

CA Civ Code § 3338 (2017)  

One having a mere lien on personal property, cannot recover greater damages for its conversion, from one having a right thereto superior to his, after his lien is discharged, than the amount secured by the lien, and the compensation allowed by Section 3336 for loss of time and expenses.

(Enacted 1872.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018