6-1401 Scope
6-1402 Definitions
6-1403 Length of Time Product Sellers Are Subject to Liability
6-1404 Comparative Responsibility
6-1405 Conduct Affecting Comparative Responsibility
6-1406 Relevance of Industry Custom, Safety or Performance Standards, and Technological Feasibility
6-1407 Individual Rights and Responsibilities of Product Sellers Other Than Manufacturers
6-1408 Contents of Complaint — Amount of Recovery
6-1409 Short Title
6-1410 Products Liability — Defectiveness of Firearms or Ammunition

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 6 > Chapter 14 - Product Liability

  • Adaptive equipment: means any piece of equipment or any item that is used to increase, maintain or improve the parenting capabilities of a parent with a disability. See Idaho Code 32-1005
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrears: means child or spousal support that is due, owing and unpaid pursuant to a support order. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Asset: means cash or cash value in or of a demand deposit account, checking or negotiable withdrawal order account, savings account, share account, share draft account, time deposit account or money market mutual fund account; and/or negotiable instruments including stocks and bonds, annuities, investment accounts or funds, and the cash value of insurance. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Asset withholding order: means an administrative order issued by the department of health and welfare to a financial institution requiring the freezing and surrender of an asset in which an obligor has an interest. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • career technical education: means all secondary, postsecondary, and adult courses, programs, training, and services administered by the division of career technical education for occupations or careers that require other than a baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degree. See Idaho Code 33-2202
  • Child support: means the obligation, pursuant to a support order, to provide for the needs of a child, including food, clothing, shelter, education, day care and health care. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Co-owner: means a person having withdrawal rights on a multiple party account. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deficiency: means information contained in, or omitted from, an application for a mortgage broker, mortgage lender, or mortgage loan originator license that causes the application to be inaccurate, incomplete, or otherwise not in conformance with the provisions of this chapter, any rule promulgated or order issued under this chapter, application instructions published by the director or the provisions of the NMLSR policy guidebook. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Department: means the Idaho department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Department: means the department of finance of the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the department of finance. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Disability: means , with respect to an individual, any mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one (1) or more major life activities of the individual including, but not limited to, self-care, manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, learning or working, or a record of such an impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Idaho Code 32-1005
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financial institution: means a bank, credit union or other depository institution, benefit association, insurance company, safe deposit company, money market mutual fund and other entities defined in 42 U. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this chapter to engage in the activities regulated by this chapter. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • NMLSR: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by the conference of state bank supervisors and the American association of residential mortgage regulators for the licensing and registration of mortgage brokers, mortgage lenders, and mortgage loan originators. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Obligor: means any person obligated by support order to pay child or spousal support. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person or entity who, by the terms of the account, has a present right, subject to a proper request in compliance with terms of the account, to payment from the account. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership or association. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and general intangibles as defined in the uniform commercial code — secured transactions. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Spousal support: means the obligation, pursuant to a support order, to provide for a spouse or a former spouse. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, or administrative order from any state, directing one (1) or more individuals to pay child support or spousal support. See Idaho Code 32-1602
  • Supportive services: means services which assist a parent with a disability to compensate for those aspects of their disability which affect their ability to care for their child and which will enable them to discharge their parental responsibilities. See Idaho Code 32-1005
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.