Massachusetts General Laws - Part III, Title II - Chapter 228, Section 1: Enumeration [of actions which may survive] | Samantha Bates | August 07, 2011

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Massachusetts General Laws - Part III, Title II - Chapter 228, Section 1: Enumeration [of actions which may survive]

Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain Current Version: Samantha Bates
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Section 1. In addition to the actions which survive by the common law, the following shall survive:—

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    (1) Actions under chapter two hundred and forty-seven;
    (2) Actions of tort
      (a) for assault, battery, imprisonment or other damage to the person;
      (b) for consequential damages arising out of injury to the person and consisting of expenses incurred by a husband, wife, parent or guardian for medical, nursing, hospital or surgical services in connection with or on account of such injury;
      (c) for goods taken or carried away or converted; or (d) for damage to real or personal property; and
    (3) Actions against sheriffs for the misconduct or negligence of themselves or their deputies.
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Harvard Law School, Berkman Center

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