§55-5-14. Same -- Same -- Eviction of defendant; recovery of
If the defendant, or his heirs or assigns, shall, after the
premises are so relinquished to him, be evicted thereof by force of
any better title than that of the original plaintiff, the person so
evicted may recover from such plaintiff, or his representatives,
the amount so paid for the premise, as so much money had and
received by such plaintiff, in his lifetime, for the use of such
person, with lawful interest thereon from the time of such payment.