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

Answers:

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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