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2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 51-11-7 (2010)
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 11 - DEFENSES TO TORT ACTIONS
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-11-7 - Effect of plaintiff's failure to avoid consequences of defendant's negligence
51-11-7. Effect of plaintiff's failure to avoid consequences of defendant's negligence
If the plaintiff by ordinary care could have avoided the consequences to himself caused by the defendant's negligence, he is not entitled to recover. In other cases the defendant is not relieved, although the plaintiff may in some way have contributed to the injury sustained.
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