Negligence Doctrine: Modified Comparative Negligence – 50 Percent Bar
Circuit # 10

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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 9 years
  • Breach of Contract (Written) 6 years
  • Personal Property 3 years
  • Personal Injury 4 years
    • Wrongful Death 2 years
    • Medical Malpractice 2 years
  • Warranty N/A
    • Personal Injury 4 years
    • Property Damage 3 years

Able to Pursue Owner

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

Deductible Reimbursement

Pro Rata State
Utah Admin. Code § R590-190


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

Wage garnishment is valid for 120 days; The maximum part of an individual’s disposable earnings for the pay period that is subject to garnishment is the lesser of: 1. 25% of the disposable earnings for the pay period, or 2.The amount by which the disposable earnings exceed 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage

Parental Responsibility

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

  • $2,000 Property Damage and Property Interruption
  • $2,000 Discharge of Object & Theft

Unlimited for Auto Liability
Liability imposed if child intentionally damages or steals property; Joint and several liability imposed on parent who signed child’s application for driver’s license or permit and child negligently injures person or damages property while operating motor vehicle; Joint and several liability imposed on parent who allows child to operate motor vehicle and child negligently injures person or damages property while operating motor vehicle

Subrogation by Landlord's Carrier against Tenant


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