§ 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

  • 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 K. 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,
  • Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • 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.