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Survival Statute

survival statute n

: a statute that considers the cause of action for injury to a decedent as surviving his or her death and thereby permits survival actions called also survival act



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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