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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Negligence / Personal Injury
3 Years with Discovery Rule. 
Wrongful Death
3 Years with Discovery Rule.
Medical Malpractice
2 Years Actions against health-care providers must be filed within two years of the malpractice. This limitations period applies to minors who are eight and older. A minor under eight has until his or her 10th birthday to file a medical malpractice action. In foreign object cases, suit must be filed within two years of insertion of the foreign object or within two years of discovering the foreign object, whichever is earlier. This rule applies to minors.
Malpractice (Other Professions)
years
Products Liability
3 Years with Discover Rule but, if based on legal duty imposed by government, then 6 years from date defendant first incurred legal duty. SOR, however, is 12 years from manufacture and sale.
Intentional Torts
Municipal Liability/Sovereign Immunity
years
Discovery Rule
Standard rule in most cases but see specific rules for medical malpractice and products liability.
Comparative Negligence
Applies, and plaintiff's recovery reduced by amount of fault.
Charitable Immunity
Abolished
Disabilities
Infants (18th birthday), incompetents, or insane persons must commence actions within 2 years after disability ceases.
Punitive Damages
Permitted for malice, wanton or willful indignity in causing injury, willful trespass and conversion.
No-Fault Insurance
None
Other Relevant Information
2 years for certain actions against ski area operators.
Consumer Fraud Complaint

New Hampshire Office of Attorney General, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau
http://doj.nh.gov/consumer/index.html

(603) 271-3658
(603)271-2110 (Fax)

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