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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