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Negligence Doctrine: Pure Contributory Negligence

Circuit # 4

Med Pay Subrogation - No

PIP Subrogation - No

Statute of Limitations

Statute of Repose: Products N/A
Statute of Repose: Real Property 5 years
Breach of Contract (Written) 5 years
Personal Property 5 years
Personal Injury 2 years
Warranty N/A
Property Damage 4 years
Personal Injury 2 years


Sue Owner for Negligence - YES

Suspend Owner's License - YES

Deductible Reimbursement

Pro Rata State
14 Va. Admin. Code § 5-400-80


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

Virginia uses the federal wage exemption; The maximum part of disposable earnings of an individual for any workweek which is subjected to garnishment may not exceed the lesser of: 1. 25% of disposable earnings for that week, or 2. The amount by which his disposable earnings for that week exceed 30 times the federal minimum wage

Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability: $2,500
Liability imposed when child willfully or maliciously damages or destroys public or private property

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant

Not clear, look to lease

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