2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 36. CIVIL REMEDIES AND DEFENSES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
663. Tort Actions
663-5 Death of defendant, continuance of action.

HI Rev Stat § 663-5 (2015) What's This?

§663-5 Death of defendant, continuance of action. In any case where the wrongdoer or other person who may be liable for damages for physical injury or death as provided by section 663-3 dies after action has been instituted against the wrongdoer or other person therefor, the action may be continued against the legal representative of the wrongdoer's or other person's estate in accordance with chapter 634. [L 1953, c 206, pt of §1; am L 1955, c 205, pt of §3; RL 1955, §246-4; HRS §663-5; am L 1972, c 144, §2(d); gen ch 1985]

Cross References

See note to preceding section.

Rules of Court

Substitution of parties, see HRCP rule 25; DCRCP rule 25.

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