Code Section

Code of Civil Procedure - CCP

PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]

  ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 3. OF THE PARTIES TO CIVIL ACTIONS [367 - 389.5]

  ( Title 3 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 4. Effect of Death [377.10 - 377.62]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. )
  

ARTICLE 3. Decedent’s Cause of Action [377.30 - 377.35]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. )

  
377.34.  

In an action or proceeding by a decedent’s personal representative or successor in interest on the decedent’s cause of action, the damages recoverable are limited to the loss or damage that the decedent sustained or incurred before death, including any penalties or punitive or exemplary damages that the decedent would have been entitled to recover had the decedent lived, and do not include damages for pain, suffering, or disfigurement.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 1993.)