Section 25-6-3

Published: 2015

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Section 25-6-3

Section 25-6-3Maintenance of action by personal representative; disposition of damages recovered.

If such injury results in the death of the servant or employee, his personal representative is entitled to maintain an action therefor in a court of competent jurisdiction, and the damages recovered are not subject to the payment of debts or liabilities but shall be distributed according to the statute of descent and distributions.

(Code 1886, §2591; Code 1896, §1751; Code 1907, §3912; Acts 1911, No. 454, p. 483; Code 1923, §7600; Code 1940, T. 26, §328.)