§ 34-18-16-1 Advanced payment not admission of liability
§ 34-18-16-2 Admissibility; payment exceeds liability of defendant; adjustment of judgments
§ 34-18-16-3 Claim not assignable

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 18 > Chapter 16 - Evidence of Advanced Payment; Assignability of Claim

  • 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.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.