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Unformatted text preview: • Defendant has to pay to the degree he proximately caused the injury • A majority of states have adopted it • If the state has retained `joint and several liability’ then defendants may pay more Modified Comparative Negligence • Actually 2 rules here are named after 2 states • Indiana Rule: Plaintiff will have her recovery reduced by her percentage of fault if she is 50% or less at fault, Plaintiff gets nothing if more than 50%. • Ohio Rule: Plaintiff will have his recovery reduced by his percentage of fault if he is less than 50% at fault, he will get nothing if he is 50% or more at fault....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BUSINESS L 260 taught by Professor Groeber during the Spring '08 term at Ball State.
- Spring '08