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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)

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