Joint and Several Liability Reform: SF 35 (1994).

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Amends the joint and several liability reform passed in 1986. 


Amends the joint and several liability reform passed in 1986.  Defines when an individual is at fault.  Specifies the amount of damages recoverable in cases where more than one party is at fault.  Clarifies the relationship between fault and negligence.

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