Georgia Negligence Laws
|Contributory Negligence-Limit to Plaintiff's Recovery||Claimant's contributory does not bar recovery provided his fault is less than defendant's and that by ordinary care claimant could not have avoided the consequences of defendant's negligence. However claimant's damages are diminished by amount in proportion to the amount of his fault. (§51-11-7)|
|Contribution Among Tortfeasors||Yes; §51-12-32|
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