Joint and Several Liability Reform: SB 1036: (1987)
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 intentional torts and hazardous waste. The statute abolishing joint liability did not violate the equal protection, due process, or separation of powers provisions of the State Constitution. Church v. Rawson Drug & Sundry Co., 842 P.2d 1355 (Ariz. App. 1992). Retroactive application of the statute abolishing joint liability was not unconstitutional. Neil v. Kavena, 859 P.2d 203 (Ariz. App. 1993).
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