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Negligence Doctrine: Modified Comparative Negligence – 51 Percent Bar

Circuit # 3

Med Pay Subrogation - No

PIP Subrogation - No

Statute of Limitations

Statute of Repose: Products N/A
Statute of Repose: Real Property 10 years
Breach of Contract (Written) 6 years
Personal Property 6 years
Personal Injury 2 years
Medical Malpractice 2 years
Warranty 4 years


Sue Owner for Negligence - YES

Suspend Owner's License - YES

Deductible Reimbursement

Undecided/ Pro Rata Default
No applicable statute, Administrative Code provision or case law exists


(Note: ALL states allow garnishment for child support, alimony, taxes and federal student loans)

10% gross, 25% of disposal earnings, whichever is less but no execution on gross wages of $154.50 or less a week

Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability:
    $5,000 plus costs Damage to Transportation Infrastructure
    Unlimited for Damage to School Property
Liability imposed when child willfully or maliciously causes damage to railroad, public utility, street railway, traction railway; Liability imposed when child damages school property

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant

Yes, unless clearly not allowed in lease

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