Negligence Doctrine: Pure Contributory Negligence
Circuit # 4

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Med Pay Subrogation - Yes
PIP Subrogation - No

Statute of Limitations

  • Statute of Repose: Products N/A
  • Statute of Repose: Real Property 10 or 20 years
  • Breach of Contract (Written) 3 years
  • Personal Property 3 years
  • Personal Injury 3 years
    • Medical Malpractice 3 or 5 years
  • Warranty 4 years

Able to Pursue Owner

Sue Owner for Negligence – NO
Suspend Owner’s License – NO

Deductible Reimbursement

Undecided/ Pro Rata Default

No applicable statute, Administrative Code provision or case law exists; Insurer can collect even if insured has not been made-whole


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

Disposable wages are defined as the amount of wages that remain after mandatory deductions required by law, plus medical insurance payments. The amount exempt is the greater of 75% of disposable wages, or $145 times the number of weeks in which the wages were earned; A judgment creditors report must be sent each month to the debtor and employer

Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability: $10,000
Liable for restitution for minor’s criminal acts

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant

Not clear, look to lease

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