Joint and Several Liability Reform: SB 1200 (1986).
Bars application of the rule of joint and several liability
Bars application of the rule of joint and several liability in the recovery of noneconomic damages from defendants found to be 25% or less at fault. Except in auto, product or environmental cases.
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