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South Dakota

Code Section

Uniform Act
15-8-11, et seq.

Comparative Negligence

Contributory Negligence—Limit to Plaintiff’s Recovery
Plaintiff’s negligence diminishes recovery proportionately, but if more than “slight,” recovery is completely barred (§20-9-2)

Judicial Imposition of Comparative Negligence

Contribution Among Tortfeasors
Yes; §§15-8-11 to 22

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