§ 93.001 Assumption of the Risk: Affirmative Defense
§ 93.002 Dry Fire Hydrants: Affirmative Defense

Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Chapter 93

  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.