Comparative Negligence

Comparative negligence is when fault is measured in terms of percentage and any damages are reduced in proportion to the negligence attributable to the person making a claim for an injury or loss. Most states use comparative negligence as the standard for determining fault, responsibility, and who pays what amount. North Carolina does not use this standard and instead uses contributory negligence (see also—contributory negligence).

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