Title 51, Chapter 12, Section 33
(a) Where an action is brought against more than one person for
injury to person or property and the plaintiff is himself to some
degree responsible for the injury or damages claimed, the trier of
fact, in its determination of the total amount of damages to be
awarded, if any, may apportion its award of damages among the
persons who are liable and whose degree of fault is greater than
that of the injured party according to the degree of fault of each
person. Damages, if apportioned by the trier of fact as provided in
this Code section, shall be the liability of each person against
whom they are awarded, shall not be a joint liability among the
persons liable, and shall not be subject to any right of
(b) Subsection (a) of this Code section shall not affect venue
provisions regarding joint actions.
(c) This Code section shall apply only to causes of action arising
on or after July 1, 1987.