2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 3 - COURTS OF GENERAL JURISDICTION - JURISDICTION/SPECIAL CAUSES OF ACTION
Subtitle 9 - Wrongful Death
Section 3-901 - Definitions.
§ 3-901. Definitions.
(a) In general.- In this subtitle the following terms have the meanings indicated.
(b) Child.- "Child" means a legitimate or an illegitimate child.
(c) Parent.- "Parent" includes the mother and father of a deceased illegitimate child.
(d) Person.- "Person" includes an individual, receiver, trustee, guardian, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind, or any partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, or any other entity.
(e) Wrongful act.- "Wrongful act" means an act, neglect, or default including a felonious act which would have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages if death had not ensued.
[An. Code 1957, art. 67, §§ 1, 4, 6; 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., ch. 2, § 1; 1974, ch. 407; ch. 494, § 1; 1979, ch. 553; 1983, ch. 520; 2002, ch. 19, § 10.]
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