|§ 1411||Damages Recoverable When Contributory Negligence or Assumption of Risk Is Established|
|§ 1412||Burden of Pleading; Burden of Proof|
Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law & Rules > Article 14-A
- action: includes a special proceeding; the words "plaintiff" and "defendant" include the petitioner and the respondent, respectively, in a special proceeding; and the words "summons" and "complaint" include the notice of petition and the petition, respectively, in a special proceeding. See N.Y. Civil Practice Law & Rules 105
- damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- decedent: A deceased person.
- law: means any statute or any civil practice rule. See N.Y. Civil Practice Law & Rules 105