|§ 20-10A-1||Definition of terms|
|§ 20-10A-2||Cause of action for damages|
|§ 20-10A-3||Liability for damages|
Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 20 > Chapter 10A
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2