07RS SB192

SB192

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SB 192 (BR 1841) - T. Jensen

     AN ACT relating to civil actions.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to allow a plaintiff in a civil action where comparative fault becomes an issue, where suit was initiated against the original defendant within the statute of limitations, where the original defendant alleges that a third party caused or contributed to the plaintiff's injury, and where the plaintiff would be barred by a statute of limitations from bringing a claim against that third party to either amend the complaint pursuant to Rule 15 of the Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure or institute a separate action within ninety days of the filing of the first answer or amended answer alleging such third party's fault; establish that the new cause of action is not barred by any statute of limitations.

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 16-to Judiciary (S)


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