§ 60-1901 Cause of action
§ 60-1902 Plaintiff
§ 60-1903 Amount of damages; jury instructions; itemized verdict
§ 60-1904 Elements of damage
§ 60-1905 Apportionment of recovery
§ 60-1906 Wrongful life or wrongful birth claims; prohibited

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 60 > Article 19 - Wrongful Death Actions

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Minor: means any person defined by Kan. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.