Rhode Island

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
Personal Property: 10 Years
Personal Injury: 3 Years
Breach of Contract (Written): 10 Years
Breach of Contract (Oral): 10 Years
Statute of Repose (Real Property): 10 Years
Statute of Repose (Products): N/A
Breach of Warranty (Personal Injury): 3 or 4 Years
Breach of Warranty (Property Damage): 10 Years

GOVERNMENT LIMITATIONS/NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
3 year statue of limitations from accrual of claim

PIP/MED PAY SUBROGATION
PIP: NO
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: $1,500.00
Liable when child under 18 causes willful or malicious injury or damage to 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
Pure joint and several liability
Each defendant may be held liable for the entire loss

VICARIOUS LIABILITY
AGAINST OWNER OF VEHICLE: YES

MADE WHOLE DOCTRINE

Undecided

DEDUCTIBLE REIMBURSEMENT
Pro-Rata

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