KSC, TITLE 6.  THE JUDICIARY
 
Chapter 27.  Survival

Section 6.2701.  Survival of tort action.

      Section 6.2701.  Survival of tort action.

     (1)  A cause of action in tort does not abate by the death of the tort-feasor or other person liable.  A party in interest may bring or continue an action against the deceased. s personal representative.  The Court may not award punitive or exemplary damages, or penalties.

     (2)  When a cause of action arises simultaneously with or after the death of the tort-feasor or other person who would have been liable if his death had not occurred simultaneously with the act, omission, circumstance or event giving rise to the cause of action, or if his death had not intervened between the wrongful act, omission, circumstance or event and the coming into being of the cause of action, a party in interest may bring an action against the deceased. s personal representative.

Cross reference:
The constitutional provisions on the Judiciary are found in Kosrae Const., Art. VI.
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