NEGLIGENCE PER SE

I. INTRODUCTION

The Tort Reform Act of 1986 includes several sections under Part IX denominated Miscellaneous. The first of these miscellaneous sections is Section 901, which attempts to narrow the court doctrine of negligence per se. This article will not deal with the constitutionality, legislative process, or wisdom of this part of the legislation, but will examine the potential effect of the negligence per se doctrine’s modification. . .

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Richard B. Kilpatrick, Negligence Per Se, 22 Gonz. L. Rev 183 (1986-87).

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