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§ 3-902. Liability for death

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Wrongful Death (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-902
§ 3-902. Liability for death
Wrongful death actions
(a) An action may be maintained against a person whose wrongful act causes the death of another.
Actions in rem against vessels
(b) If the death of a person was caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default of a vessel, an action in rem may be maintained against the vessel.
Actions maintained against personal representative
(c) If a person whose wrongful act caused the death of another, dies before an action under this section is commenced, the action may be maintained against his personal representative.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 67, § 1.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-902, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-902
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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