2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 3 - COURTS OF GENERAL JURISDICTION - JURISDICTION/SPECIAL CAUSES OF ACTION
Subtitle 9 - Wrongful Death
Section 3-903 - When wrongful act occurs outside of Maryland.
§ 3-903. When wrongful act occurs outside of Maryland.
(a) Application of substantive law of another state.- If the wrongful act occurred in another state, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States, a Maryland court shall apply the substantive law of that jurisdiction.
(b) Maryland court to apply own rules of pleading and procedure.- Notwithstanding the fact that the wrongful act occurred in another jurisdiction, a Maryland court in which the action is pending shall apply its own rules of pleading and procedure.
[An. Code 1957, art. 67, § 2; 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., ch. 2, § 1.]
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