§55-2-16. Death before right to sue.
If a person die before the time at which any right mentioned
in this article would have accrued to him if he had continued
alive, and there be an interval of more than five years between the
death of such person and the qualification of his personal
representative, such personal representative shall, for the
purposes of this article, be deemed to have qualified on the last
day of such five years.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session