§ 12-701 Drugs; exemplary or punitive damages; definition

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 12 > Chapter 6 > Article 11

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215