CHAPTER 898
PLEADING

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Sec. 52-102b. Addition of person as defendant for apportionment of liability purposes.
Sec. 52-114. Pleading of contributory negligence.
Sec. 52-123. Circumstantial defects not to abate pleadings.

      Sec. 52-102b. Addition of person as defendant for apportionment of liability purposes.

      Reaffirmed previous holdings that section implicates personal jurisdiction and not subject matter jurisdiction and applies to legal malpractice claims against apportionment defendants. 85 CA 655.

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      Sec. 52-114. Pleading of contributory negligence.

      Presumption of plaintiff's reasonable care is proper for jury to consider only when defendant affirmatively pleads contributory negligence. 86 CA 310.

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      Sec. 52-123. Circumstantial defects not to abate pleadings.

      Because trade name is not an entity with legal capacity to sue, corporation had no standing to litigate merits of case when it brought an action solely in its trade name, without corporation itself being named as a party. 87 CA 474.

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