joint tortfeasors

joint tortfeasors

Two or more tortfeasors who contributed to the claimant’s injury and who may be joined as defendants in the same lawsuit. See joint and several liability under LIABILITY. [Cases: Negligence 484; Torts 22. C.J.S. Negligence ¡ì¡ì 154¨C156; Torts ¡ì¡ì 39¨C44.]
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