administratrix


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administratrix

Older term meaning a female appointed by a court to administer the estate of another, usually someone who died without a will.The male position was called an administrator. (Today, the term administrator is considered gender-neutral.)

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That fact notwithstanding, the decedent's administratrix argued that the decedent's use of a translator in obtaining the policy, together with discrepancies in the decedent's application, should have led the broker to investigate the matter.
issued a $200,000 bond in favor of the administratrix Joyce Perkins in In Estate of Taylor.
The court held that the Administratrix may pursue recovery under a negligence per se theory and the TAPA for her claims based upon ordinary negligence.
COURT'S OPINION: The Appellate Court of Illinois reversed the judgment of the trial court, which entered JNOV for the defendants, and ordered that the trial court enter judgment for the Administratrix on the original .
The administratrix of her estate filed suit for medical malpractice and wrongful death against Dr.
The wife of a deceased prisoner, individually and as administratrix of the prisoner's estate, brought an action under [section] 1983 against a prison physician and a medical director, alleging that the defendants were deliberately indifferent to the prisoner's serious medical needs in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights, and seeking loss of consortium as a result of the prisoner's death.
CASE FACTS: Jacquelyn Kreinheder, as mother an administratrix of the estate of Leah Jones-Kreinheder, brought suit for medical malpractice against Drs.
Darlene Hester, Administratrix of the decedent's estate, filed suit against the nursing home, H.
The daughter and the administratrix of an estate brought a civil rights action against a county, sheriff and other persons after her father died while in jail.
Both sons declined to act as executors of the will, so Circuit Judge Mary Spencer McGowan appointed Howell's sister, Linda Howell Bailey of Memphis, as administratrix.
Miller was filed, and the administratrix of his estate was substituted as the defendant.
The administratrix of a detainee's estate brought a [section] 1983 action in state court against county defendants, alleging that they used excessive force when they used tasers on her.