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tort class notes 2,15 - Bmw of north America 972 Joint and...

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Bmw of north America 972 Joint and severly liability (p500) 1) conspire together 2) create risk together – race against each other non joint tortfeser but are held jointly liable is when 2 people act independently yet the injury converges together and you cant split it. 3 cars, car 2 is ninjured. . 1 and 3 hit them and their negkegence combine to hit car number 2. Each person is liable independently for the entire amount. P can collect it from whoever he wants. Worried about case where one doesn’t have money. Why should I pay if although conspired to hit them and the other guy was the one who beat him up, I just held him, why should I pay. 1) law favbor plaintiff who is innocent v d who is guilty 2) We are partners and partners are usually liable for what the other does. 3) Indivisibal injury, cant say half broken by x and half by y. if liable for it at all liable for the whole thing However, comparative fault takes away reason 3 – can divide it up by fault, once divided should be for liability also.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course LAW 1 taught by Professor Hollister during the Fall '04 term at Fordham.

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tort class notes 2,15 - Bmw of north America 972 Joint and...

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