Home  |  Why Statutes of Limitations Vary  |  Glossary of Terms  |  Free Case Evaluation News |

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
...................
Puerto Rico
US Virgin Islands

Minnesota Statutes of Limitations

Negligence/Personal Injury

Statute of Limitations: 6 years with Discovery Rule (includes cases of domestic and sexual abuse). However, if injury caused by unsafe condition of real estate, the SOL is two years.

Products Liability

Statute of Limitations: 4 years with Discovery Rule

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations: 3 Years after death and 6 Years after act or omission causing death

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations: 4 years with Discovery Rule

Intentional Torts

Statute of Limitations: 2 years

Fraud

Statute of Limitations: 6 Years for relief on ground of fraud

Discovery Rule

SOL runs from date injury is, or should have been, discovered.

Disabilities

For persons under 18, incompetents, or insane persons, SOL begins running when disability is removed but will not extend SOL more than 5 years except for infancy. Maximum 1 year from end of disability to commence actions. In malpractice cases, maximum of 7 years for infants under 18 or 1 year from end of disability. Note: Under the minority tolling statute, when a negligence action accrues during plaintiff’s infancy, plaintiff must commence the action either within one year of reaching the age of majority or within the six-year period of limitation provided in statute imposing six-year limitation with respect to action for any injury to person or rights of another, not arising on contract, and not otherwise enumerated, whichever is later.

Charitable Immunity

Abolished.

Comparative Negligence

Applies.

Sovereign Immunity

Abolished, but numerous special rules apply.

Punitive Damages

Follows common law rules.

Consumer Fraud Complaint:

Minnesota Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Services Division
http://www.ag.state.mn.us/consumer/
(651) 296-3353
(800) 657-3787 (toll-free in Minnesota)

Contact Us:
1-800-LAW INFO (1-800-529-4636)
www.yourlawyer.com

NOTE: Parker & Waichman, LLP has made every effort to provide accurate, up-to-date information. However, statutes in each jurisdiction may be amended, repealed, modified, or otherwise changed at any time by the legislature of that jurisdiction. In addition, the courts of each state may clarify statutes or declare them unconstitutional. The United States Supreme Court may also declare state statutes unconstitutional under certain circumstances. All of these possibilities, and more, create the potential for any of the information provided herein to change, without notice, at any time. As a result, the information on this website should be used as a general reference and for comparison purposes only and should not take the place of a timely consultation with an attorney. You may also want to consult the local Bar Association in the state or jurisdiction in which you plan to pursue a legal action. For a free and confidential consultation with one of our attorneys, please click here to fill out a short form.

If you are aware of recent changes in a state’s statute of limitations, please fill out our short feedback form so that we may keep our the site and our readers informed. We appreciate your feedback.

Fill out our FREE online case evaluation form.

Contact Information:

* Denotes required field.

Title

* First Name

* Last Name

* Email Address

* Phone Number

Cell Phone Number

Office Phone Number

Street Address

Apartment/Suite

City

State

Zip Code

Please provide the best method and times to contact you:

Date of birth of injured person
(mm-dd-yyyy):

Please describe your case:

Other information: