United States Code

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§ 5001.
Civil action for death or personal injury in a place subject to exclusive jurisdiction of United States
(a)
Death.—
In the case of the death of an individual by the neglect or wrongful act of another in a place subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States within a State, a right of action shall exist as though the place were under the jurisdiction of the State in which the place is located.
(b)
Personal Injury.—
In a civil action brought to recover on account of an injury sustained in a place described in subsection (a), the rights of the parties shall be governed by the law of the State in which the place is located.
(Added Pub. L. 113–287, § 4(b)(1), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3261.)
cite as: 28 USC 5001