435. Transactions involving damage to person and property.

Where two separate and distinct causes of action arise from the same transaction, resulting both in substantial damage to the bankrupt's property and in injury to the bankrupt personally, the trustee is entitled to the right of action for damage to the property, and the bankrupt retains his right to sue for the personal injury1; but, where there is but one cause of action resulting in direct loss to the property, to which the bankrupt's personal injury is only incidental, the right of action may not be split, but passes to the trustee

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