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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 55-2-16 §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 2013 1st Special Session
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