Negligence Doctrine: Modified Comparative Negligence – 51 Percent Bar
Circuit # 8

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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 12 years
  • Breach of Contract (Written) 6 years
  • Personal Property 6 years
  • Personal Injury N/A
    • Intentional Acts 2 years
    • Wrongful Death 3 years
    • Negligence Claims 6 years
  • Warranty 4 years

Able to Pursue Owner

Sue Owner for Negligence – YES if owner has knowlegde, gave permission and consent
Suspend Owner’s License – YES

Deductible Reimbursement

Pro Rata State
M.S.A. § 72A.201


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

Minnesota statute governs wage attachment. The maximum part of an individual’s disposable earnings for a pay period that can be garnished may not exceed the lesser of: 1. 25% of the disposable earnings or 2. The amount of the disposable earnings that exceed 40 times the federal minimum hourly wage; The portion of the defendant’s earnings which are not subject to a wage garnishment are also exempt from garnishment for 20 days after they have been deposited in any financial institution, whether in a single or joint account. The burden of establishing that funds are exempt rests on the defendant using the first-in first-out accounting method

Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability: $1,000 Damage to Property
Liability imposed when child willfully or maliciously causes injury to person or damage to property

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant


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