TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-2
Parties

SECTION 9-2-20


§ 9-2-20 Acceleration of actions involving $100,000 or more.

Any civil action filed for personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death in which the parties agree that the damages, if liability is proven, are likely to be in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or more, or if the court upon motion by either party finds that the damages, if liability is proven, are likely to be in the sum of one hundred thousand ($100,000) or more, shall be given priority for expedited hearing. This section shall not be construed so as to preclude adequate time for reasonable discovery.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 522, § 4.)