If a complaint filed in a products liability action prays for a recovery of money in an amount equal to or less than fifty thousand dollars, the amount must be stated. If a recovery of money in an amount greater than fifty thousand dollars is demanded, the pleading must state merely that recovery of reasonable damages in an amount greater than fifty thousand dollars is demanded. This action may be superseded by an amendment to the North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure.
Terms Used In North Dakota Code 28-01.3-02
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49