2016 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 23. Damages
§23-15. Joint tortfeasor liability - Several only.

23 OK Stat § 23-15 (2016) What's This?

A. In any civil action based on fault and not arising out of contract, the liability for damages caused by two or more persons shall be several only and a joint tortfeasor shall be liable only for the amount of damages allocated to that tortfeasor.

B. This section shall not apply to actions brought by or on behalf of the state.

C. The provisions of this section shall apply to all civil actions based on fault and not arising out of contract that accrue on or after November 1, 2011.

Added by Laws 2004, c. 368, § 18, eff. Nov. 1, 2004. Amended by Laws 2009, c. 228, § 23, eff. Nov. 1, 2009; Laws 2011, c. 15, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.

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