§ 9:3141 Purpose
§ 9:3142 Short title
§ 9:3143 Definitions
§ 9:3144 Warranties; exclusions
§ 9:3145 Required notice
§ 9:3146 Peremption
§ 9:3147 Insurance
§ 9:3148 Transfer of warranty and insurance
§ 9:3149 Violations; limitations
§ 9:3150 Exclusiveness

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE VII > Chapter 5 - New Home Warranty Act

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • professional medical corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of medicine or podiatry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:901
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.