§ 53-401 Act, how cited
§ 53-402 Purposes of act
§ 53-403 Terms, defined
§ 53-404 Cause of action authorized
§ 53-405 Defense
§ 53-406 Limitation on cause of action
§ 53-407 Damages
§ 53-408 Statute of limitation
§ 53-409 Effect of settlement and release; offset; joint and several liability; right of contribution

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Minor Alcoholic Liquor Liability Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Month: shall mean calendar month. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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 different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • 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.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801