Automobile Liability Reform: HB 775 (1999).
Limits the liability of an owner or lessor of an
Limits the liability of an owner or lessor of an automobile to $100,000 per person or $300,000 per incident for bodily injury, and $50,000 for property damage. Limits the liability of an uninsured or under-insured person to $500,000 for economic damages only. The reform does not apply in cases involving commercial vehicles used in the ordinary course of business and the transportation of hazardous materials.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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