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MINNESOTA

Negligence / Personal Injury
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.

Wrongful Death
3 Years

after death and 6 Years after act or omission causing death

Medical Malpractice
2 Years with Discovery Rule
Malpractice (Other Professions)
Products Liability
4 Years from injury or termination of treatment with Discovery Rule
Intentional Torts
2 Years
Fraud
6 Years for relief on ground of fraud.
Municipal Liability/Sovereign Immunity
Abolished, but numerous special rules apply.
Discovery Rule
SOL runs from date injury is, or should have been, discovered.
Comparative Negligence
Adopted
Charitable Immunity
Abolished
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.
Punitive Damages
Follows common law rules.
No-Fault Insurance
Applies
Consumer Fraud Complaint

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