TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-7
Death By Wrongful Act

SECTION 10-7-6


§ 10-7-6 Executor or administrator to bring § 10-7-5 action – Amount recovered to estate.

Every action under § 10-7-5 shall be brought by and in the name of the executor or administrator of the deceased person, whether appointed or qualified within or without the state, and the amount recovered in every action under § 10-7-5 shall go to the decedent's estate and become part of the estate.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1923, ch. 477, § 1A; P.L. 1953, ch. 3215, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-7-6; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 30.)