§ 1401 Claim for Contribution
§ 1402 Amount of Contribution
§ 1403 How Contribution Claimed
§ 1404 Rights of Persons Entitled to Damages Not Affected; Rights of Indemnity or Subrogation Preserved

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 14

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.