2016 Maryland Code
Family Law
Title 5 - Children
Subtitle 2 - Parent and Child
§ 5-206. Right to sue for seduction or wrongful injury of minor child

MD Fam L Code § 5-206 (2016) What's This?

(a) Parent's right to sue. -- One parent, to the exclusion of the other parent, may sue for the loss of services and earnings of the parent's minor child if:

(1) the loss was caused by:

(i) the seduction of the child; or

(ii) an injury wrongfully or negligently inflicted on the child; and

(2) that parent has been awarded custody of the child or the other parent has abandoned the child or is dead.

(b) Scope of section. -- This section does not affect any provision of the Maryland Workers' Compensation Act.

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