§ 147.001 Definitions
§ 147.002 Action for Computer Date Failure
§ 147.003 Computer Date Failure
§ 147.004 Applicability
§ 147.005 Duty or Action Not Created
§ 147.006 Immunity Not Affected
§ 147.007 Insurance Coverage Not Affected
§ 147.008 Sovereign Immunity Not Waived
§ 147.009 Manufacturer’s Duty to Indemnify

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 147 > Subchapter A - General Provisions

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.