someones child throw a wii remote controller at my LCD television and cracked the screen, whos responsible to pay the damages?

Asked on May 31, 2009 under Real Estate Law, New York


J.M.A., Member in Good Standing of the Connecticut Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I am a lawyer in CT.  Generally, it depends on the circumstances.  Who was watching the child?  how old is the child? In CT, there is a statute that says that the parent is responsible for the childrens's intentional acts that cause damages to persons or property.  However, it shouldnt matter is a statute is on point as the parent is usually responsible for supervision their kid.  If the parent was not properly supervising the kid, the parent should be responsible.  I would have to know more details about the supervision and the who was in charge to help guide you more.

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