Joint and Several Liability Reform: HB 574 (2001): Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. Ch. 231B §§ 1-2.
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 against public accountants so that an individual or firm is only liable for damages in proportion to the assigned degree of fault.
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