contributory negligence News

N.C. Supreme Court Says Hotel Not to Blame for Alcohol Death

The estate of a woman who died after a night of heavy drinking while celebrating with her husband at a hotel restaurant cannot successfully sue the owners because her actions contributed to her death, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled …

Understanding Comparative Fault, Contributory Negligence and Joint & Several Liability

Effective subrogation requires a thorough understanding of some of the more confusing legal terms we must all work with. Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. has compiled a list of the various laws in every state dealing with whether the state …