2007 California Vehicle Code Article 1. Definitions
CA Codes (veh:16250-16251)
16250. As used in this chapter and Chapter 3 (commencing with
Section 16430), "judgment" means a final judgment of any court of
competent jurisdiction in this or any other state or of the United
States against a person as defendant upon a cause of action.
16251. As used in this chapter and Chapter 3 (commencing with
Section 16430), "cause of action" means any cause of action for
damage to property in excess of seven hundred fifty dollars (0) or
for damage in any amount on account of bodily injury to or death of
any person resulting from the operation by the defendant or any other
person of any motor vehicle upon a highway in this state, except a
cause of action based upon statutory liability by reason of signing
the application of a minor for a driver's license.
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