2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Chapter 9-20 - Decisions, Special Findings and Assessment of Damages
Chapter 9-20-4 - Comparative negligence.

RI Gen L § 9-20-4 (2012) What's This?

§ 9-20-4 Comparative negligence. – In all actions hereafter brought for personal injuries, or where personal injuries have resulted in death, or for injury to property, the fact that the person injured, or the owner of the property or person having control over the property, may not have been in the exercise of due care shall not bar a recovery, but damages shall be diminished by the finder of fact in proportion to the amount of negligence attributable to the person injured, or the owner of the property or the person having control over the property.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1971, ch. 206, § 1; P.L. 1972, ch. 18, § 1.)

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