Kentucky

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Personal Property: 2 Years

Personal Injury
(Non-Auto): 1 Year

Personal Injury
(Auto): 2 Years

Breach of Contract (Written): 15 Years

Breach of Contract (Oral): 5 Years

Statute of Repose (Real Property): 5 Years

Statute of Repose (Products): 5 or 8 Years (Sale v. Manufacture Date)

Breach of Warranty: 4 Years

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION

PIP: YES
MED PAY: YES

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

Pure Comparative
Plaintiff’s damages will be reduced by their own liability no matter how large, so long as it’s less than 100% (i.e. 99% at fault can still recover 1%)

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Limitation on Parents’ Liability:
-$2,500.00/$10,000.00 for vandalism
-Unlimited for auto liability

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

Person signing minor’s driver’s license application is liable

Owner who entrusts motor vehicle to a minor is liable

CERTIFICATE/AFFIDAVIT OF MERIT REQUIREMENT

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

JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

Several Liability
Each defendant is only responsible for their own negligence

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: YES

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Applies but can be modified by contract/policy language

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT

Pro-Rata

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