46 U.S. Code § 30304. Contributory negligence

In an action under this chapter, contributory negligence of the decedent is not a bar to recovery. The court shall consider the degree of negligence of the decedent and reduce the recovery accordingly.

(Pub. L. 109–304, § 6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1511.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

30304

46 App.:766.

Mar. 30, 1920, ch. 111, § 6, 41 Stat. 537.