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Vermont Negligence Laws

Explanation of Terms in Negligence Laws Chart

Code SectionTit. 12 §1036
Comparative Negligence-
Contributory Negligence-Limit to Plaintiff's RecoveryContributory negligence not a bar if negligence was not greater that causal total negligence but damages diminished in proportion to the amount of attributable negligence.
Contribution Among TortfeasorsNo
Uniform Act-

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