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Virginia

Code Section
8.01-58 (Contributory negligence is no bar to recovery in certain employee-railroad disputes.)

Uniform Act
No

Comparative Negligence
In an action against a common carrier, comparative negligence will not bar recovery and if carrier violated a safety code, the injured party won’t be found comparatively negligent (8.01-58)

Contributory Negligence—Limit to Plaintiff’s Recovery
N/A

Judicial Imposition of Comparative Negligence
N/A

Contribution Among Tortfeasors
8.01-34; Contributory negligence may be applied when the wrong results from negligence and involves no moral turpitude


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