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Civil Actions - Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Pedestrians or Nonmotorized Vehicles - Comparative Negligence

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Prohibiting recovery by a certain plaintiff from being barred in a certain civil action due to the plaintiff's negligence, except under certain circumstances; requiring any damages awarded under the Act to be diminished in proportion to the amount of negligence attributed to the plaintiff; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Kagan, Madaleno, Robinson, and Smith
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Accidents
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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February 7, 2018 11:04 A.M.