Joint and Several Liability Reform: HF 872 (2003); Amended Minn. Stat. § 604.02.
Raises the threshold for the imposition of joint and several
Raises the threshold for the imposition of joint and several liability from 15 percent to greater than 50 percent. Parties less than 50 percent responsible are to be held responsible only for their 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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