Joint and Several Liability Reform: SB 601 (1995): Or. Rev. Stat. § 18.485.
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 where the defendants is determined to be insolvent within one year of the final judgment. In those cases, a defendant less than 20% at fault would be liable for no more than two times her original exposure and a defendant more than 20% liable would be liable for the full amount of damages.
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