374. Remedies for improper working.

374.     Remedies for improper working.

If minerals1 are improperly worked, the owner of the severed minerals may bring a claim for conversion2 or for an account3. A claim for account will lie even where the claimant is not entitled to an injunction4, and is also available against the estate of a deceased wrongdoer5. Further, if the claimant has not disentitled himself by his own conduct6, the remedy by injunction is available7, even if the injury is only threatened8. The same remedies are available in the