SB 803 Precludes actions for wrongful death when the deceased adjudicated or settled claims during his or her lifetime
Sponsor: Crowell
LR Number: 3517S.01I Fiscal Note: 3517-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/10/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S75
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 803 - This act provides that if a person has been injured by an event which later causes death and during his or her lifetime the person brought an action based on the event that resulted in a judgment, or if such person had settled or released any claims related to the event prior to death, then any wrongful death action shall be precluded against any defendant involved in the prior litigation, release, or settlement.

ALEXA PEARSON