Vt. Stat. tit. 14 § 1491

Current through L. 2021, c. 76.
Section 1491 - Right of action where death results from wrongful act

When the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of a person or corporation, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, if death had not ensued, the person or corporation liable to such action shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured and although the death is caused under such circumstances as amount in law to a felony.

14 V.S.A. § 1491

Amended 2017, No. 195 (Adj. Sess.), § 7.