Chapter 30  Actions and Suits in Particular Cases

Actions For Injury Or Death

§ 30.010 Who may maintain action for injury or death of child
§ 30.020 Action for wrongful death
§ 30.030 Distribution of damages
§ 30.040 Apportionment among dependents upon settlement
§ 30.050 Apportionment among dependents after judgment
§ 30.060 Appeal from order of distribution or apportionment
§ 30.070 Settlement
§ 30.075 Procedure upon death of injured person
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Actions By Guest Passengers

§ 30.115 Aircraft and watercraft guest passengers
§ 30.130 Public carriers by aircraft and prospective aircraft purchasers

Liability Of Certain Persons Providing Motor Vehicles

§ 30.135 Liability of certain persons that lend, rent, donate use of, make available for test drive or otherwise provide motor vehicle

Actions On Certain Construction Agreements

§ 30.140 Certain indemnification provisions in construction agreement void

Actions Against Former Employer For Disclosure Of Information

§ 30.178 Liability of employer for disclosing information about employee to new employer

Actions Arising Out Of The Provision Of Utility Services

§ 30.180 Definitions for ORS 30.180 to 30.186
§ 30.182 Civil action for taking of or tampering with utility services
§ 30.184 Amount recoverable
§ 30.186 Remedies not exclusive

Actions Arising Out Of The Provision Of Cable Services

§ 30.192 Definitions for ORS 30.192 to 30.196
§ 30.194 Prohibitions relating to cable services
§ 30.195 Civil action for violation of prohibitions relating to cable services
§ 30.196 Amount recoverable

Actions For Intimidation

§ 30.198 Civil action for intimidation
§ 30.200 Action by district attorney

Actions On Official Bonds

§ 30.210 To whom official bonds are security
§ 30.220 Parties
§ 30.230 Leave to begin action
§ 30.240 Subsequent delinquencies on same bond
§ 30.250 Amount of judgment

Tort Actions Against Public Bodies

(Generally)

§ 30.260 Definitions for ORS 30.260 to 30.300
§ 30.261 Limitation on applicability of ORS 30.260 to 30.300 to certain private, nonprofit organizations
§ 30.262 Certain nonprofit facilities and homes public bodies for purposes of ORS 30.260 to 30.300
§ 30.264 Liability insurance for students involved in off-campus experiential activities
§ 30.265 Scope of liability of public body, officers, employees and agents
§ 30.267 Liability for certain medical treatment at Oregon Health and Science University facilities
§ 30.268 Liability for certain medical treatment at facilities other than Oregon Health and Science University
§ 30.270 Amount of liability
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(Certain Retired Physicians)

§ 30.302 Certain retired physicians to be considered agents of public bodies

Actions And Suits By And Against Governmental Units And Officials

§ 30.310 Actions and suits by governmental units
§ 30.312 Actions by governmental units under federal antitrust laws
§ 30.315 Proceedings by cities and counties to enforce ordinances and resolutions
§ 30.320 Contract and other actions and suits against governmental units
§ 30.330 Contracts of Department of Transportation providing for arbitration
§ 30.340 Title of proceedings by or against county
§ 30.360 Governmental unit as defendant in actions involving liens on realty
§ 30.370 Service of summons on Attorney General
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Injunctions By Public Servant Or Public Servant's Employer

§ 30.405 Injunction for criminal conduct related to employment or status of public servant
§ 30.407 Request for hearing following issuance of order under ORS 30.405

Recovery Of Fines And Forfeitures

§ 30.410 In whose name action brought
§ 30.420 Venue of action for forfeiture
§ 30.430 Amount of penalty
§ 30.440 Judgment by collusion not a bar
§ 30.450 Disposition of fines and forfeitures
§ 30.460 Payment of fines or costs in proceeding to enforce county ordinance or resolution

Volunteers Transporting Older Persons And Persons With Disabilities

§ 30.475 Legislative policy
§ 30.480 Limitation on liability of volunteers
§ 30.485 Apportionment of damages

Volunteers Providing Assistance Or Advice In Response To Discharge Of Hazardous Material Or Relating To Compliance With Disposal Laws

§ 30.490 Definitions for ORS 30.490 to 30.497
§ 30.492 Limitation on liability of volunteer providing assistance or advice related to mitigation or cleanup of discharge of hazardous material
§ 30.495 Exceptions to limitation
§ 30.497 When limitation on liability not applicable
§ 30.500 Definitions for ORS 30.500 and 30.505
§ 30.505 Limitation on liability of volunteer providing assistance relating to compliance with hazardous waste disposal laws

Actions For Usurpation Of Office Or Franchise; To Annul Corporate Existence; To Annul Letters Patent

§ 30.510 Action for usurpation of office or franchise, forfeiture of office or failure to incorporate
§ 30.520 Joinder of defendants
§ 30.530 Determining right of person claiming an office or franchise
§ 30.540 Rights of person adjudged entitled to office or franchise
§ 30.550 Action for damages
§ 30.560 Judgment against usurper
§ 30.570 Action to annul corporate existence on direction of Governor
§ 30.580 Action to annul corporate existence on leave of court
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Actions Against Public Body By Inmates

§ 30.642 Definitions for ORS 30.642 to 30.650
§ 30.643 Waiver or deferral of fees and costs in action against public body by inmate
§ 30.645 Waiver or deferral of fees after three dismissals of action
§ 30.646 Payment of costs under judgment against inmate
§ 30.647 Dismissal of inmate action during proceedings
§ 30.650 Award of noneconomic damages in inmate action

Actions Based On Computer Date Failure

§ 30.655 Definitions for ORS 30.655 to 30.665
§ 30.656 Action for computer date failure
§ 30.658 Opportunity to cure
§ 30.660 Affirmative defense
§ 30.661 Affirmative defense
§ 30.662 Affirmative defense
§ 30.664 Punitive damages
§ 30.665 Applicability

Actions Arising Out Of Equine Activities

§ 30.687 Definitions for ORS 30.687 to 30.697
§ 30.689 Policy
§ 30.691 Limitations on liability
§ 30.693 Additional exceptions to limitations on liability
§ 30.695 Effect of written release on liability of veterinarian or farrier
§ 30.697 Effect on workers' compensation benefits

Miscellaneous Actions

§ 30.701 Actions against maker of dishonored check
§ 30.715 Successive actions or suits
§ 30.740 Right of gambling loser to recover double losses
§ 30.750 Liability of abstractors
§ 30.765 Liability of parents for tort by child
§ 30.780 Liability for damages caused by gambling
§ 30.785 Liability of construction design professional for injuries resulting from failure of employer to comply with safety standards
§ 30.788 Liability of architect, engineer, inspector or building evaluator for emergency relief services
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Product Liability Actions

§ 30.900 "Product liability civil action" defined
§ 30.905 Time limitation for commencement of action
§ 30.907 Action for damages from asbestos-related disease
§ 30.908 Action arising out of injury from breast implants
§ 30.910 Product disputably presumed not unreasonably dangerous
§ 30.915 Defenses
§ 30.920 When seller or lessor of product liable
§ 30.925 Punitive damages
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Farming And Forest Practices

§ 30.930 Definitions for ORS 30.930 to 30.947
§ 30.931 Transport or movement of equipment, device, vehicle or livestock as farming or forest practice
§ 30.932 Definition of "nuisance" or "trespass"
§ 30.933 Legislative findings
§ 30.934 Prohibition on local laws that make forest practice a nuisance or trespass
§ 30.935 Prohibition on local laws that make farm practice a nuisance or trespass
§ 30.936 Immunity from private action based on farming or forest practice on certain lands
§ 30.937 Immunity from private action based on farming or forest practice allowed as preexisting nonconforming use
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Actions Arising Out Of Food Related Condition

§ 30.961 Actions against sellers of food for food-related condition
§ 30.963 Claim requirements for actions involving food-related conditions

Skiing Activities

§ 30.970 Definitions for ORS 30.970 to 30.990
§ 30.975 Skiers assume certain risks
§ 30.980 Notice to ski area operator of injury to skier
§ 30.985 Duties of skiers
§ 30.990 Operators required to give skiers notice of duties