2015 ORS 30.010¹
Who may maintain action for injury or death of child

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

(2) 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)

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


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 30—Actions and Suits in Particular Cases, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 30, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano030.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.