§ 34-9-3-0.2 Application of certain amendments to prior law
§ 34-9-3-1 Continuing action after death of party
§ 34-9-3-2 Notice served on legal representatives
§ 34-9-3-3 Actions before and after defendant’s death
§ 34-9-3-4 Action by decedent’s representative based on personal injuries not causing death
§ 34-9-3-5 Personal injury claims; death of party pending appeal or before new trial after reversal

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 34 > Article 9 > Chapter 3 - Survival of Cause of Action After Death of Party

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.