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Section 377.20. (Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 178, Sec. 20.)
Cite as: Cal. Civ. Proc. Code §377.20.

(a)Except as otherwise provided by statute, a cause of action for or against a person is not lost by reason of the person’s death, but survives subject to the applicable limitations period.

(b)This section applies even though a loss or damage occurs simultaneously with or after the death of a person who would have been liable if the person’s death had not preceded or occurred simultaneously with the loss or damage.

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