Opinion of the Court
upon which we granted certiorari. See Pet. for Cert. i. To the extent that Exxon argues that the issue involved here— whether one cause of injury is a superseding cause—can never be bifurcated from other issues, we reject that contention. Again, Exxon relies upon Reliable Transfer in asserting that the fault of all parties must be considered together in order that they may be compared. As explained above, that argument is wrong: A party whose fault did not proximately cause the injury is not liable at all. To the extent that Exxon argues that the District Court abused its discretion in dividing the trial in the particular way that it did here, we decline to address that argument.
The judgment is affirmed.
It is so ordered.Page: Index Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
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