Any agreement, convenant, or stipulation in any contract, verbal or written, forfeiting any right of action for failure to present to the party liable a claim for damages, is void; but this section shall not prevent stipulations requiring the giving of informaiton by one party to another within a reasonable time of the happening of any event peculiarly within the knowlege of one of the parties to such contract.

(Code 1907, § 4297; Code 1923, § 8048; Code 1940, T. 20, §17.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 8-9-10

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.