HB 643 (BR 2199) - J. Tilley, R. Wilkey
AN ACT relating to civil actions.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to allow a plaintiff in a civil action in which comparative fault becomes an issue, the suit was initiated against the original defendant within the statute of limitations, the original defendant alleges that a third party caused or contributed to the plaintiff's injury, and the plaintiff would be barred by a statute of limitations from bringing a claim against that third party, to either amend the complaint pursuant to Rule 15 of the Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure or institute a separate action alleging the third party's fault; establish that the new cause of action is not barred by any statute of limitations.
Feb 26-introduced in House
Feb 27-to Judiciary (H)