2019 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 7 - Particular Proceedings and Remedies
Chapter 118 - Miscellaneous Actions
§ 16-118-107. Civil Action by Crime Victim

Universal Citation: AR Code § 16-118-107 (2019)
  • (a)

    • (1) Any person injured or damaged by reason of conduct of another person that would constitute a felony under Arkansas law may file a civil action to recover damages based on the conduct.

    • (2) The burden of proof for showing conduct that constituted a felony shall be a preponderance of the evidence.

    • (3) If the person who is injured or damaged prevails, he or she shall be entitled to recover costs and attorney's fees.

  • (b) The action may be maintained by the person who was injured or damaged or, after the person's death, the executor, administrator, or representative of his or her estate.

  • (c) The remedy provided in this section shall be in addition to any other remedies in law or equity.

  • (d) This section does not apply to offenses under § 5-28-101 et seq. or the Medicaid Fraud Act, § 5-55-101 et seq.

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