Who may prosecute damage action for death
- • damages unlimited
If there is any loss of life by reason of violations of ORS 654.305 (Protection and safety of persons in hazardous employment generally) to 654.336 (Comparative negligence) by any owner, contractor or subcontractor or any person liable under ORS 654.305 (Protection and safety of persons in hazardous employment generally) to 654.336 (Comparative negligence), the surviving spouse and children and adopted children of the person so killed and, if none, then the lineal heirs of that person and, if none, then the mother or father, as the case may be, shall have a right of action without any limit as to the amount of damages which may be awarded. If none of the persons entitled to maintain such action reside within the state, the executor or administrator of the deceased person may maintain such action for their respective benefits and in the order above named.
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