2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 925 - Statutory Rights of Action and Defenses
Section 52-572c - Parent-child immunity abrogated in certain negligence actions.


CT Gen Stat § 52-572c (2012) What's This?

In all actions for negligence in the operation of a motor vehicle, and in all actions accruing on or after October 1, 1979, for negligence in the operation of an aircraft or vessel, as defined in section 15-127, resulting in personal injury, wrongful death or injury to property, the immunity between parent and child in such negligence action brought by a parent against his child or by or on behalf of a child against his parent is abrogated.

(1967, P.A. 596, S. 1; P.A. 79-5.)

History: P.A. 79-5 removed obsolete reference to actions accruing after July 1, 1967, for negligence in operation of motor vehicle and applied section to actions for negligence in operation of aircraft or vessel accruing on or after October 1, 1979.

“Operator of motor vehicle” for purposes of statute discussed. 9 CA 290. Cited. 20 CA 619. Cited. 34 CA 866.

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