Except as provided in [41-3-123 and] 50-19-402, a personal representative of a deceased
patient may exercise all of the deceased patient's rights under this part. If there is no personal representative or upon discharge of the personal representative,
a deceased patient's rights under this part may be exercised by the surviving spouse,
a parent, an adult child, an adult sibling, or any other person who is authorized
by law to act for the deceased patient.
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