TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-7
Death By Wrongful Act

SECTION 10-7-4


§ 10-7-4 Cause surviving death of person liable.

Any cause of action arising under §§ 10-7-1 – 10-7-4 and any action authorized by this chapter shall survive the death of any person liable for damages under this chapter, and may be originally brought against his or her executor or administrator or, if brought against the liable person in his or her lifetime, may in the event of his or her death be defended by his or her executor or administrator.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 333, § 14; P.L. 1932, ch. 1912, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 477, § 1; P.L. 1949, ch. 2332, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-7-4; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 30.)