Tort Actions

ORS 31.560
Advance payment for death or personal injury not admission of liability

  • when advance payment made


Advance payment made for damages arising from the death or injury of a person is not an admission of liability for the death or injury by the person making the payment unless the parties to the payment agree to the contrary in writing.


For the purpose of subsection (1) of this section, advance payment is made when payment is made with or to:


The injured person;


A person acting on behalf of the injured person with the consent of the injured person; or


Any other person entitled to recover damages on account of the injury or death of the injured or deceased person. [Formerly 18.520]


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