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HB 143 - Relative to the apportionment of damages in civil actions. - New Hampshire Key Vote

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Title: Relative to the apportionment of damages in civil actions.

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Title: Damages in Civil Actions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits liability in civil cases to those still named in a suit when penalties are decided and to those that played a substantial role in the harm of the plaintiff.

Highlights:

- Excludes from further liability those who have settled or been dismissed from a lawsuit (sec. 1). - Prohibits the jury from awarding damages from the defendant unless the defendant was a substantial factor in the plaintiff’s harm (sec. 2).

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Title: Damages in Civil Actions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits liability in civil cases to those still named in a suit when penalties are decided.

Highlights:

- Excludes from further liability those who have settled or been dismissed from a lawsuit [sec. 1(V)].

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