Negligence Doctrine: Modified Comparative Negligence – 51 Percent Bar
Circuit # 9

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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 8 or 10 years
  • Breach of Contract (Written) 6 years
  • Personal Property 3 years
  • Personal Injury 2 years
    • Against Health Care Provider 1 or 3 years
  • Warranty N/A
    • Breach of Express Warranty 6 years
    • Breach of Implied Warranty 4 years

Able to Pursue Owner

Sue Owner for Negligence – YES – if related to driver or if negligent entrustment argument could be made

Suspend Owner’s License – YES

Deductible Reimbursement

Pro Rata State
Nev. Admin. Code § 686A.680


(Note: ALL states allow garnishment for child support, alimony, taxes and federal student loans)
Nevada applies its own statutory exemptions that are generally more liberal than the Federal Exemptions. Nevada allows a wage garnishment of up to 25% of the debtor’s disposable earnings. Child support garnishments take priority regardless of when the levy was received. A wage garnishment is good for 120 days from the date of service of the writ on the employer

Parental Responsibility

Minor (Under 18)
Dollar Limit on Parents’ Liability:

  • $10,000 Personal Injury & Property Damage
  • Unlimited for Firearms & Auto Liability

Joint and several liability imposed when child willfully causes injury to person or damage to property; Joint and several liability imposed on person who signs child’s driver’s application and child willfully or negligently causes injury or property damage while operating motor vehicle or motorcycle

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant

No, unless clearly in lease

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