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New Jersey

Code Section
2A:15-5.1, et seq.

Uniform Act

Comparative Negligence

Contributory Negligence—Limit to Plaintiff’s Recovery
Contributory negligence cannot be greater than the negligence of defendants. Damages diminished by the percentage sustained of negligence attributable to claimant.

Judicial Imposition of Comparative Negligence

Contribution Among Tortfeasors
Yes; 2A:15-5.3

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