Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Judgments, Orders, and Decrees

SECTION 9-21-12

§ 9-21-12. Mandatory conference to consider periodic payments of judgment.

In any action to recover damages for personal injury, injury to property, or wrongful death for which a judgment of one hundred fifty thousand ($150,000) dollars or more is entered, a post-judgment conference shall be held after the court has decided any motion for new trial, whether the motion is for retrial on liability and damages or for additur or remittitur, at which the trial judge, plaintiff(s)'s counsel, and defendant(s)'s counsel shall be present. The conference will be for the purpose of determining the viability of a voluntary agreement for payment of the judgment in periodic installments.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 350, § 9; P.L. 1987, ch. 522, § 6.)