Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 114.008

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.

This chapter does not waive sovereign immunity to a claim arising from a cause of action for negligence, fraud, tortious interference with a contract, or any other tort.