Mont. Code § 27-1-702

Current through the 2023 Regular Session
Section 27-1-702 - [Effective on occurrence of contingency] Comparative fault - extent to which contributory fault bars recovery in action for damages

Contributory fault does not bar recovery in an action by a person or a person's legal representative to recover tort damages for death of a person or injury to a person or property if the contributory fault was not greater than the fault of the defendant or the combined fault of all defendants and nonparties, but damages allowed must be diminished in proportion to the percentage of fault attributable to the person recovering.

§ 27-1-702, MCA

En. 58-607.1 by Sec. 1, Ch. 60, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 58-607.1; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 505, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 293, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 429, L. 1997; Sec. 11(2), Ch. 429, L. 1997.
This section is set out more than once due to postponed, multiple, or conflicting amendments.