ORS 114.441¹
Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462

As used in ORS 114.441 (Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462) to 114.462 (Motion to close estate):

(1) “Beneficiary” means a person for whose benefit an action against a wrongdoer may be brought under ORS 30.020 (Action for wrongful death).

(2) “Interested person” has the meaning given that term in ORS 111.005 (Definitions for probate law).

(3) “Personal injury claim” means a cause of action arising out of injuries to a decedent, caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, that do not result in the death of the decedent.

(4) “Wrongful death claim” means a cause of action arising out of injuries to a decedent, caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, that result in the death of the decedent. [2019 c.166 §1]

Note: 114.441 (Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462) to 114.462 (Motion to close estate) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 114 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 114—Administration of Estates Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors114.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information