Trespasser Liability Reform: S.B. 1410 (2012)
Codifies the common law regarding liability of a possessor of
Codifies the common law regarding liability of a possessor of land relating to an individual trespassing on the possessor’s land. Provides that except in a few specific instances, a possessor of real property, including an owner, lessee, or other occupant, or an agent of such owner, lessee, or other occupant, owes no duty of care to a trespasser except to refrain from harming the trespasser by a willful or wanton act.
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Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.