Joint and Several Liability Reform: HB 2661 (2004).
Restricts joint liability to only a defendant that is more
Restricts joint liability to only a defendant that is more than 50 percent at fault, except where any defendant acted with willful and wanton conduct or reckless disregard and then all defendants may be held joint and severably liable. Limitation only applies when the plaintiff has no comparative negligence.
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