Joint and Several Liability Reform: HB 4508 (1995): MCLS § 600.6304(4), MCLS § 600.6312.
Bars application of the rule of joint and several liability
Bars application of the rule of joint and several liability in the recovery of all damages, except in cases of employers’ vicarious liability and in medical liability cases, where the plaintiff is determined not to have a percentage of fault.
This isn’t just about legal technicalities; it’s about New Yorkers’ livelihoods and ability to make ends meet.
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