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A release or covenant not to sue given to one of two or more persons potentially liable in tort for the same injury, death, damage, or loss:
(1) does not discharge any of the other persons from liability for the person's several pro rata share of liability unless the terms of the release or covenant provide for a discharge of liability;
(2) reduces the aggregate claim against the other persons to the extent of any percentage of fault found by the trier of fact under 27-1-705 to be attributable to the person to whom the release or covenant was given; and
(3) discharges the person to whom it was given from all liability for contribution.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 27. Civil Liability, Remedies, and Limitations § 27-1-706. Effect of a release or covenant not to sue - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-27-civil-liability-remedies-and-limitations/mt-code-ann-sect-27-1-706/
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