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Malpractice (Other Professions)

2 Years 2 years
ALABAMA
2 Years

with Discovery Rule (if discovered after 2 years, then 6 months from discovery). SOR: 4 years after date of injury. Tolls: Children under 4 have until 8th birthday to file claim with a maximum of 4 years.

ALASKA
ARIZONA
ARKANSAS
CALIFORNIA
COLORADO
6 Years Injury based on sexual assault or sexual offense against a child (infancy disability applies) 3 Years: Motor vehicle accidents 2 Years: Against government if insured 2 Years: Action against ski areas ($1,000,000 limit)
CONNECTICUT
2 Years from date of injury or discovery, but no more than 3 years from date of malpractice
DELAWARE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
FLORIDA
2 Years with discovery rule.
GEORGIA
HAWAII
IDAHO
2 Years
ILLINOIS
2 Years with Discovery Rule, no action may be commenced after 4 years from act or omission causing injury unless concealment by defendant. Tolls: If plaintiff is under 18, action must be brought within 8 years after date or omission causing injury and never after 22nd birthday.
INDIANA
years
IOWA
KANSAS
KENTUCKY
LOUISIANA
1 Year with Discovery Rule, but no more than 3 years after occurrence. Damages limited by specific statutes.
MAINE
MARYLAND
SOL: The shorter of 5 years from commission or 3 years from discovery.
MASSACHUSETTS
3 Years for Legal, Accountant, and Dental Malpractice
MICHIGAN
MINNESOTA
MISSISSIPPI
MISSOURI
MONTANA
NEBRASKA
NEVADA
4 Years years or 2 years from discovery, whichever occurs earlier for legal malpractice.
Accountant Malpractice
SOL: 4 years from completion of service or 2 years for discovery.
NEW HAMPSHIRE
years
NEW JERSEY
NEW MEXICO
For legal malpractice, some dispute exists as to whether SOL is negligence (3 years) or contract (4 years). However, the discovery rule applies regardless.
NEW YORK
NORTH CAROLINA
NORTH DAKOTA
2 Years with Discovery Rule, but no more than 6 years for reason of non-discovery unless discovery was prevented by defendant's conduct.
OHIO
1 Year for legal malpractice with Discovery rule.
OKLAHOMA
OREGON
PENNSYLVANIA
years
PUERTO RICO
1 Year
RHODE ISLAND
3 Years for legal, veterinarian, accounting and real-estate malpractice with discovery rule.
SOUTH CAROLINA
years with Discovery Rule.
SOUTH DAKOTA
3 Years for legal malpractice with Discovery Rule.
TENNESSEE
year SOL for attorney or accountant malpractice.
TEXAS
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
UTAH
VERMONT
VIRGINIA
WASHINGTON
WEST VIRGINIA
years
WISCONSIN
WYOMING

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