Utah

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Personal Property: 3 Years

Personal Injury: 4 Years

Medical Malpractice: 2 Years

Breach of Contract (Written): 6 Years

Breach of Contract (Oral): 4 Years

Statute of Repose (Real Property): 9 Years

Statute of Repose (Products): N/A

Breach of Warranty (Personal Injury): 4 Years

Breach of Warranty (Property Damage): 3 Years

GOVERNMENT LIMITATIONS/NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

Claims against Government Agencies require written notice within 1 year from loss

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION

PIP: YES
-PIP only recoverable against insurer via binding arbitration
MED PAY: YES

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

Modified Comparative-50%
Plaintiff cannot recover if 50% or more at fault (if found to be 50% at fault, no recovery)

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Limitation on Parents’ Liability:
-$2,000.00 for Property Damage
-Unlimited for Auto Liability

Liable when child under 18 intentionally damages or steals property

Parent who signs child’s driver’s license application is liable when child negligently causes injury or property damage while operating motor vehicle

Join and several liability for parent who grants permission to child to operate motor vehicle

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

Pure Several Liability
Each defendant may be held liable only for their share of liability  

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: NO

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Applies

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT

Pro-Rata

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