§ 140.001 Definitions
§ 140.002 Applicability of Chapter
§ 140.003 Conflicts With Other Law
§ 140.004 Contractual Subrogation Rights Authorized
§ 140.005 Payors’ Recovery Limited
§ 140.006 Attorney’s Fees in Declaratory Judgment Action
§ 140.007 Attorney’s Fees in Recovery Action
§ 140.008 First-Party Recovery
§ 140.009 Construction of Chapter

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 140 - Contractual Subrogation Rights of Payors of Certain Benefits

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Effects: includes all personal property and all interest in that property. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.