2012 California Codes
CCP - Code of Civil Procedure
PART 2 - OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20]
TITLE 11 - CONTRIBUTION AMONG JOINT JUDGMENT DEBTORS
CHAPTER 1 - Releases From and Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors
Section 876


CA Civ Pro Code § 876 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?
  

(a) The pro rata share of each tortfeasor judgment debtor shall be determined by dividing the entire judgment equally among all of them.

(b) Where one or more persons are held liable solely for the tort of one of them or of another, as in the case of the liability of a master for the tort of his servant, they shall contribute a single pro rata share, as to which there may be indemnity between them.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1700.)

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