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Insurance Law From A to Z Series – Contribution

Summary Mississippi Insurance Law CoverIt’s time for the next installment of Holcomb Dunbar law series “Insurance Law from A to Z.”  This was put together by our litigation group  who practice in the insurance law arena.  Of course, if you have questions about these or any other topics please do not hesitate to contact us.

This week’s installment –Contribution

The right of contribution exists between those held jointly liable in a judgment.  A defendant will be liable for contribution to other joint defendants only for the percentage of fault assessed to him.  Miss. Code Ann. § 85-5-7(4).  The right of contribution exists between those held joint and severally liable due to defendants acting in concert.  Miss. Code Ann. § 85-5-7(6).


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