Chapter 1 Wrongful Death Generally
Chapter 2 Wrongful Death or Injury of a Child

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 23

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • minor: means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.