S.C. Code § 15-51-20

Current through 2022 Act No. 148.
Section 15-51-20 - Beneficiaries of action for wrongful death; by whom brought

Every such action shall be for the benefit of the wife or husband and child or children of the person whose death shall have been so caused, and, if there be no such wife, husband, child or children, then for the benefit of the parent or parents, and if there be none such, then for the benefit of the heirs of the person whose death shall have been so caused. Every such action shall be brought by or in the name of the executor or administrator of such person.

S.C. Code § 15-51-20

1990 Act No. 521, Section 97; 1902 (23) 1071; 1901 (23) 743; 1898 (22) 788; 1859 (12) 706; R. S. 2316; G. S. 2184; Civ. C. '02 Section 2852; Civ. C. '12 Section 3956; Civ. P. '22 Section 368; 1932 Code Section 412; 1942 Code Section 412; 1952 Code Section 10-1952; 1962 Code Section 10-1952.