Alabama

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Personal Property: 2 Years

Personal Injury: 2 years

Breach of Contract (Written): 6 Years

Breach of Contract (Oral): 6 Years

Conversion: 6 Years

Statute of Repose (Real Property): 7 Years

Statute of Repose (Products): N/A

Breach of Warranty: 4 Years

GOVERNMENT LIMITATIONS/NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

Torts: 6 Months from claim accrual

All other:   2 Years from claim accrual

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION

PIP: YES

MED PAY:  NO

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIEGNCE

Pure Contributory Negligence

Plaintiffs cannot recover any damages if they are 1% at fault Plaintiff’s own negligence will defeat their claim

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Limitation on Parents’ Liability:   $1,000.00

Liable when child under 18 causes intentional, willful or malicious destruction to real or personal property

CERTIFICATE/AFFIDAVIT OF MERIT REQUIREMENT

There is no requirement for filing a certificate or affidavit of merit for claims against design or construction professionals

CONTRIBUTION ACTIONS

Pure Joint and Several Liability

Each defendant may be held liable for the entire loss

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE:  NO

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Applies but can be modified by contract/policy language

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT

No applicable statute

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