Joint and Several Liability Reform: H.B. 393 (2005); § 537.067 R.S.Mo.
Provides that joint and several liability applies if a defendant
Provides that joint and several liability applies if a defendant is 51 percent or more at fault. In such circumstances, the defendant is jointly and severally liable for the amount of the judgment rendered against the defendant. If a defendant is found to be less than 51 percent at fault, the defendant is only responsible for the percent of the judgment he or she is responsible for.
ALI’s restatement of the law of ‘consumer contracts’ the latest in a surge of advocacy by the Institute
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