§ 75-6101 Citation of act; claims to which act applicable; act applicable to municipalities
§ 75-6102 Definitions
§ 75-6103 Liability of governmental entities for damages caused by employee acts or omissions, when; applicable procedure
§ 75-6104 Same; when; exceptions from liability
§ 75-6105 Same; maximum liability for claims; apportionment of multiple claims; no liability for punitive or exemplary damages or interest
§ 75-6106 Same; settlement of claims, procedure; effect of settlement
§ 75-6107 Same; judgment against governmental entity, effect; judgment against employee, effect
§ 75-6108 Same; defense of governmental entity or employee, when; provision of legal counsel to employee summoned to appear before grand jury or inquisition, when; refusal by governmental entity to provide defense, when; recovery of defense or legal counsel cost
§ 75-6109 Same; indemnification of employee acting within scope of employment; no punitive or exemplary damages; recovery or defense costs by governmental entity
§ 75-6110 Same; costs for defense of municipalities or its employees; special liability expense fund, establishment and maintenance; tax levy
§ 75-6111 Same; purchase of insurance; interlocal agreements for purchase of insurance or pooling arrangements
§ 75-6112 Same; judgments against municipalities, payment; periodic payments, conditions; interest; structured annuities
§ 75-6113 Moneys for payment of judgments or settlements against municipalities, sources
§ 75-6115 Claims for damages against health care providers
§ 75-6116 Defense and payment of liability and defense costs of employee in civil cases; payment of punitive or exemplary damages or reimbursement of related defense costs; compromise or settlement of claim; not a waiver of immunity; certain health care provider
§ 75-6117 Tort claims fund for payment of claims and defense expenses
§ 75-6118 Settlement of claims under other statutes
§ 75-6119 Exception from liability for members of governing body, appointive board, commission, committee or council of a municipality
§ 75-6120 Agreements for provision of gratuitous services by charitable health care providers; providers considered employees under act; rules and regulations; effect of claim on rate or cancellation of policy; reports

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 75 > Article 61 - Kansas Tort Claims Act

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conservator: means an individual or corporation appointed by the court to act on behalf of a conservatee and possessed of some or all of the powers and duties set out in Kan. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • road: include public bridges and may be construed to be equivalent to "county way" "county road" "common road" "state road" and "territorial road. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.