pure comparative-negligence doctrine – an absolute, literal translation of the comparative negligence doctrine that is adopted by a court

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pure comparative-negligence doctrine:
(1976)

1. The principle that liability for negligence is apportioned in accordance with the percentage of fault that the fact-finder assigns to each party and that a plaintiff’s percentage of fault reduces the amount of recoverable damages but does not bar recovery. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

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