Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

Joint & Several Liability / Comparative Fault

Nevada has adopted a plan of modified comparative fault.  There is no recovery if the Plaintiff's liability is greater than the liability of the defendant.  N.R.S. 41.141.  On a 50/50 split of liability between Plaintiff and Defendant, Plaintiff will recover but the damages will be reduced by 50%.Several Liability is the rule but there are some very serious exceptions to that rule.  N.R.S. 41.141.  If the Plaintiff is without fault, the rule is Joint & Several Liability.Buck v. … [Read more...]