Joint and Several Liability Reform: SB 51 (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 from defendants found to be 50% or less at fault. Parts of the 1987 comparative negligence statute allowing fault to be allocated to nonparties violated the due process provision of the State Constitution. Newville v. State of Montana, Department of Family Services, 883 P.2d 793 (Mont. 1994).
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