Best Liability Statutory Defenses
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Edward F. Kuhn, III, Esq.
/ Capehart Scatchard
What are the important statutory defenses used in liability matters?
Comparative Negligence – Can a plaintiff still recover, even if found partially negligent?
Verbal Threshold (a/k/a Lawsuit Threshold) – When can a plaintiff recover for pain and suffering from an auto accident, if subject to the Verbal Threshold?
Charitable Immunity – Is a nonprofit company eligible to take advantage of the Charitable Immunity Act so as to avoid liability for a personal injury claim?
Tort Claims Act – What are the major immunities that a public entity has under this Act?