Actions and Suits in Particular Cases

ORS 30.010
Who may maintain action for injury or death of child


A parent having custody of a child of the parent may maintain an action for the injury of the child.


A parent may recover damages for the death of a child of the parent only under ORS 30.020 (Action for wrongful death). [Amended by 1961 c.344 §102; 1973 c.718 §1; 2003 c.14 §16]

Law Review Citations

10 WLJ 217, 221, 222 (1974)

§§ 30.010 to 30.100

Notes of Decisions

Parents of minor child may not recover compensation for loss of child's society and companionship when child is negligently injured. Beerbower v. State ex rel Oregon Health Sciences, 85 Or App 330, 736 P2d 596 (1987), Sup Ct review denied


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