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Michigan Negligence Laws

Explanation of Terms in Negligence Laws Chart

Code SectionNone
Comparative NegligenceFor economic damages, award is reduced proportionately to plaintiff's negligence even if greater than 50%. For non-economic damages, negligence greater than 50% bars any recovery. (§600.2959)
Contributory Negligence-Limit to Plaintiff's Recovery-
Contribution Among TortfeasorsYes; 600.2925c
Uniform Act-

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