Comparative Negligence Statute’s Provisions for Apportioning Damages Among Joint Tortfeastors Are Not Applicable When The Basis of Liability For One Is Strict Liability

dc.creatorHuddleston, Ed
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-26T19:50:53Z
dc.date.available2019-09-26T19:50:53Z
dc.date.issued1978
dc.description.abstractExamines the Texas Supreme Court’s case General Motors Corp. v. Simmons. In Simmons, the court held that damages between joint tortfeasors may not be apportioned through the Texas comparative negligence statute when one tortfeasor is strictly liable and the other is negligent. The author believes that this decision is “logically consistent with the policies of the [statute].”en_US
dc.identifier.citation9 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 701en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2346/85125
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherTexas Tech Law Reviewen_US
dc.subjectComparative negligenceen_US
dc.subjectJoint tortfeasorsen_US
dc.subjectStrict liabilityen_US
dc.subjectTortsen_US
dc.subjectNegligenceen_US
dc.subjectDamagesen_US
dc.subjectGeneral Motors Corp. v. Simmonsen_US
dc.subjectCase noteen_US
dc.titleComparative Negligence Statute’s Provisions for Apportioning Damages Among Joint Tortfeastors Are Not Applicable When The Basis of Liability For One Is Strict Liabilityen_US
dc.title.alternativeTorts—Comparative Negligence Statute’s Provisions for Apportioning Damages Among Joint Tortfeastors Are Not Applicable When The Basis of Liability For One Is Strict Liabilityen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US

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