Vermont

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Personal Property: 3 Years

Personal Injury: 3 Years

Wrongful Death: 2 Years

Medical Malpractice: 2 or 3 years

Breach of Contract (Written): 6 Years

Breach of Contract (Oral): 6 Years

Statute of Repose (Real Property): N/A

Statute of Repose (Products): N/A

Breach of Warranty: 4 Years

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION

PIP: NO
MED PAY: YES

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

Modified Comparative – 51%
Plaintiff cannot recover if 51% or more at fault (if found to be 50% at fault, plaintiff can recover)

PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

Limitation on Parents’ Liability: $5,000.00

Liable when unemancipated minor under 18 causes willful or malicious injury to person or property

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 when plaintiff shares in fault

JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY

otherwise

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: NO

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Undecided

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT

Pro-Rata

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