663-5  Death of defendant, continuance of action.  In any case where the wrongdoer or other person who may be liable for damages for physical injury or death as provided by section 663-3 dies after action has been instituted against the wrongdoer or other person therefor, the action may be continued against the legal representative of the wrongdoer’s or other person’s estate in accordance with chapter 634.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 663-5

  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.