2021 Tennessee Code
Title 20 - Civil Procedure
Chapter 5 - Abatement and Survival of Actions
§ 20-5-108. Continuation of Decedent's Action

Universal Citation: TN Code § 20-5-108 (2021)
  1. If the deceased had commenced an action before the deceased's death, it shall proceed without necessity of revivor.

  2. The damages shall go to the surviving spouse and next of kin free from the claims of creditors.

Code 1858, § 2293; Shan., § 4028; mod. Code 1932, § 8238; Acts 1975, ch. 284, § 3; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-609.

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