Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 12-561 – 12-573
Article 2 Periodic Payments 12-581 – 12-594

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 12 > Chapter 5.1

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beef: includes veal. See Arizona Laws 3-1231
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bodily injury: means bodily harm, sickness, disease or emotional or mental distress, including death resulting from any of these conditions at any time, sustained by a person. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Claimant: means a person suffering bodily injury, a person claiming on behalf of or as a result of bodily injury to another person, the representative of the estate of a deceased person or a beneficiary of a wrongful death action. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Costs of health care: means medical, custodial, rehabilitative and related expenses. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Council: means the Arizona beef council. See Arizona Laws 3-1231
  • Economic loss: means pecuniary harm for which damages are recoverable. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Future damages: means economic loss and noneconomic loss arising from bodily injury that accrues after trial of a claim under this article. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Licensed health care provider: means both:

    (a) A person, corporation or institution licensed or certified by the state to provide health care, medical services, nursing services or other health-related services and includes the officers, employees and agents thereof working under the supervision of such person, corporation or institution in providing such health care, medical services, nursing services or other health-related services. See Arizona Laws 12-561

  • Noneconomic loss: means nonpecuniary harm for which damages are recoverable but does not include punitive or exemplary damages. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Past damages: means economic loss and noneconomic loss arising from bodily injury that have accrued before a claim is tried under this article, including punitive or exemplary damages. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, cooperative association and any other business unit or organization. See Arizona Laws 3-1231
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Producer: means a person who owns or acquires ownership of cattle. See Arizona Laws 3-1231
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified insurer: means an insurer, self-insurer, plan or arrangement approved by the director of the department of insurance and financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 12-581
  • Range: means every character of lands, enclosed or unenclosed, outside of cities and towns, upon which livestock is permitted by custom, license or permit to roam and feed. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.