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Negligence Doctrine: Pure Comparative Negligence

Circuit # 9

Med Pay Subrogation - Yes

PIP Subrogation - Yes


Statute of Limitations

Statute of Repose: Products 12 years
Statute of Repose: Real Property 6 years
Breach of Contract (Written) 6 years
Personal Property N/A
Intentional Acts 2 years
Negligence Claim 3 years
Personal Injury N/A
Intentional Acts 2 years
Negligence Claim 3 years
Medical Malpractice 1 or 3 years
Warranty 4 years

ABLE TO PURSUE OWNER

Sue Owner for Negligence - YES - Negligent Entrustment

Suspend Owner's License - NO


Deductible Reimbursement

Dollar One (Insured Made Whole) State
R.C.W.A. § 284-30-393
 


Garnishment

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

Limited to greater of 25% of disposable earnings or 30 times the federal minimum wage
 


Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability: $5,000
Liability imposed when child willfully or maliciously injures person or defaces or destroys property
 


Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant

No, unless lease clearly allows subrogation


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