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Proportionate liability

We hear the term 'proportionate liability' often enough in our commercial dealings, but what does it really mean, and how does it differ from 'joint and several liability' at common law?

More importantly, what are the insurance implications if you 'contract out' of the operation of proportionate liability legislation (assuming this is legally possible)?

This technical update from Liberty discusses these important issues.

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Technical update - Proportionate liability

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