Using the Pennyslvania [sic] legislature's recent enactment of a comparative negligence statute as a vehicle, the author asserts that the courts can and should reevaluate common law concepts as they apply to cases which, although pending at the time of a legislative change in the common law, are not subject to the basically prospective statutory provisions.
Alfred S. Pelaez & Richard D. Gilardi,
The Pennsylvania Comparative Negligence Act - An "Alien Intruder in the House of Common Law",
Duq. L. Rev.
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