A decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in the closely watched case Roverano v. John Crane is certain to provide trial court guidance on how to apply the Fair Share Act in strict liability cases. It’s also likely to bring sweeping changes to how litigators handle those cases across the Keystone State, attorneys say.
In late July, the Supreme Court took up an appeal to consider whether the Fair Share Act means that courts can no longer evenly divide damage awards between the defendants in strict liability cases, and whether juries must consider evidence of settlements between the plaintiff and any bankrupt entities when determining how to apportion the damages.
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