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231 Pa. Code Rule 2205. Notice to persons entitled to damages.

Rule 2205. Notice to persons entitled to damages.

 When an action for wrongful death has been instituted, the plaintiff shall give notice, by registered mail or in such other manner as the court shall direct by local rule or special order, to each person entitled by law to recover damages in the action, that an action has been instituted for wrongful death, naming the decedent and stating the court, term and number of the action.

   Official Note

   Adopted February 14, 1939, effective September 4, 1939; amended April 18, 1975, effective immediately, 5 Pa.B. 1820. The form of notice and method of proof of service are left for regulation by local rule or order.


   The provisions of this Rule 2205 amended November 14, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 3410. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (22339).

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