§ 41-3A-1 Several liability
§ 41-3A-2 Definition

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 41 > Article 3A - Several Liability

  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.