§ 1191 Immunity of officials reviewing dental records and dentists’ work; confidentiality of investigative records; liability of informants
§ 1192 Reports of dental malpractice actions
§ 1193 Limitation of action for dental malpractice
§ 1194 Appeal panel
§ 1195 Dentist discontinuing practice or leaving state; death of a dentist; change of dentist and transfer of patient records; notification of patients

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 24 > Chapter 11 > Subchapter V

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: shall mean the Delaware State Board of Landscape Architecture. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1172
  • Board: shall mean the State Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dental assistant: shall mean any person not licensed to practice dentistry and/or dental hygiene in this State, who aids a dentist in the performance of generalized tasks, including chair-side aid, clerical work, reception, radiography, dental laboratory work, and any other such tasks delegated by the dentist. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Dental hygienist: shall mean a person who is qualified to practice dental hygiene as prescribed in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Dentist: shall mean a person who is qualified to practice dentistry as prescribed in the chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Division: shall mean the State Division of Professional Regulation. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landscape architect: shall mean a person who, on the basis of demonstrated knowledge acquired by professional education or practical experience, or both, has been granted and holds a current certificate entitling the person to use the designation "landscape architect" and practices landscape architecture in this State under the authority of this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1172
  • Landscape architecture: shall mean any service or creative work the adequate performance of which requires landscape architectural education, training and experience. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1172
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Person: shall mean a corporation, company, association or partnership, as well as an individual. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1101
  • Substantially related: means the nature of criminal conduct, for which the person was convicted, has a direct bearing on the fitness or ability to perform 1 or more of the duties or responsibilities necessarily related to landscape architecture. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 1172
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307