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.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
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