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Last Clear Chance Rule, Final Report 75


This report recommends that the Contributory Negligence Act (CNA) be amended to abolish the common-law rule known as the “last clear chance” rule. The “last clear chance” rule applied where both the contributory negligence of a plaintiff and the fault of a defendant caused loss to the plaintiff and where one of the them had a “last clear chance” to avoid the effect of the other’s fault and failed to do so. If the defendant was the […]

AREA OF LAW Constitutional and Public Law
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FORMAT Publications
FILE fr75.pdf

August 29, 1997