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Joint & Several Liability 2020

Available: In Stock
Price: $69.00
Item Code: 11058-BK


The Fair Share Act was enacted in 2011, significantly altering Pennsylvania’s joint and several liability law. In many instances, particularly for personal injury actions, the impact of the Act is just starting to become apparent. Learn how the Fair Share Act is gradually re-sculpting the legal landscape. Whether you litigate on behalf of plaintiffs or defendants, this book provides the overview of the Act and exploration of its effect on practice that you need.

Summary of Contents

  • Introducing the Fair Share Act
  • Overview of Act 17 of 2011 (SB 1131)
  • Overview of the Fair Share Act
  • Releases, Now and Then
  • The New Joint and Several Law—Impact on Joint Tortfeasor Releases
  • Medical Malpractice—New Joint and Several Law
  • Three Products Liability Examples Under Act 17
  • Verdict Forms
  • Joint Tortfeasors
  • Nuts and Bolts of Litigation Practice under the Fair Share Act
  • Litigators on Mediation: Strategy, Tactics and Client Relations
  • Select Caselaw
Practice Areas
Published: 6/15/2020
Pages: 250
Size: 8.5x11
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