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What can Lee recover from Pat under comparative negligence laws if Lee sues Pat for injuries sustained in an auto accident? Also, During the trial, it is determined that Lee's negligence contributed to the loss.

This question is part of Property and Casualty Insurance License Exam Cram
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Sep 14, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered May 16, 2017

There are chances that Lee only recovers 50% form Pat under certain laws.

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Apr 03, 2017

Why isn't this answer b? They are saying the same thing, only we don't have the specifics for 50%
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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Mar 10, 2017

Lee might only recover 50% of the damages she claims regardless of her degree of negligence.

B is correct. Under a comparative negligence law, a finding of liability can be made even when both parties have contributed to the loss, with an award based on the extent of each partys negligence.
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