Negligence Doctrine: Pure Comparative Negligence
Circuit # 9

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Med Pay Subrogation - Yes
PIP Subrogation - No

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


(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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