TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-35
Workers' Compensation – Procedure

SECTION 28-35-56


§ 28-35-56 Effect of death of petitioner.

No proceedings under chapters 29 – 38 of this title shall abate because of the death of the petitioner, but may be prosecuted by his or her legal representative or by any person entitled to compensation by reason of his or her death under those chapters.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 3, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 3, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 3, § 14; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-35-56.)