4971.08 Lien for labor performed.

In an action against a railroad company, domestic or foreign, operating a railroad in this state, when such action is to recover judgment for labor done, supplies furnished, damages or losses, or injuries suffered or sustained by the misconduct of its agents, or in an action founded on the company's contract or liability as a common carrier, if, when reduced to judgment by virtue of statute or principles of equity, it would become a lien upon the property of such company, prior to the lien of a mortgage or deed of trust made under the laws of this state, such judgments shall be a prior lien upon such property, notwithstanding its sale or conveyance by virtue of a judgment or decree of foreclosure for breach of the terms of such mortgage or deed of trust.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .