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(735 ILCS 5/2-1117)
(from Ch. 110, par. 2-1117)
Except as provided in Section 2-1118,
in actions on account of bodily injury or death or physical damage to
property, based on negligence, or product liability based on strict tort
liability, all defendants found liable are jointly and
severally liable for plaintiff's past and future medical and medically
related expenses. Any defendant whose fault, as determined by the
trier of fact, is less than 25% of the total fault attributable to the
plaintiff, the defendants sued by the plaintiff, and any third party
defendant except the plaintiff's employer, shall be severally
liable for all other damages. Any defendant whose fault, as
determined by the trier of fact, is 25% or greater of the total fault
attributable to the plaintiff, the defendants sued by the plaintiff, and
any third party defendants except the plaintiff's employer, shall
be jointly and severally liable for all other damages.
(Source: P.A. 93-10, eff. 6-4-03; 93-12, eff. 6-4-03.)