2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 927 Survival of Actions
Sec. 52-600. Death of coplaintiff or codefendant.

      Sec. 52-600. Death of coplaintiff or codefendant. If there are two or more plaintiffs or defendants in any action, one or more of whom die before final judgment, and the cause of action survives to or against the others, the action shall not abate by reason of the death. After the death is noted on the record, the action shall proceed.

      (1949 Rev., S. 8338; P.A. 82-160, S. 257.)

      History: P.A. 82-160 rephrased the section.

      Cited. 22 C. 67. Where defendants are jointly and severally liable and one dies, proper method is to suggest death on record and proceed with action. 91 C. 348.

      Cited. 46 CA 150.

      Cited. Conn. Cir. Ct. 122.

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