ORS 30.025¹
Placement of damages in lawyer trust account or other account before distribution

When damages for wrongful death are accepted or recovered in an action filed under ORS 30.020 (Action for wrongful death), the damages must be placed in the lawyer trust account for an attorney representing the personal representative in the estate or in the wrongful death claim or, upon order of the court, in an account subject to withdrawal only on order of the court, before being distributed under ORS 30.030 (Distribution of damages). [2019 c.166 §9]

Note: 30.025 (Placement of damages in lawyer trust account or other account before distribution) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 30 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 30, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano030.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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