Contribution after Settlement under the Negligence Act
If a plaintiff settles with a defendant in a multi-party dispute, it can complicate a trial with the other parties if a judge rules the settling party owes more than they already payed. This project will examine how the law is unclear on how to address this problem, and recommend necessary changes.View PDF
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- British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)
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- December 2013 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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- reports & documents
- Negligence Act, contribution, indemnity, multi-party litigation, civil liability, joint and several liability, damages
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