2013 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
§ 6-401 - Survival of actions
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a cause of action at law, whether real, personal, or mixed, survives the death of either party.
(b) A cause of action for slander abates upon the death of either party unless an appeal has been taken from a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff.
(c) A right of action in equity survives the death of either party if the court can grant effective relief in spite of the death.
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