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NORTH CAROLINA

Negligence / Personal Injury
3 Years

from act or discovery, whichever comes first. [SOR, however, sets maximum period for suit to be commenced at 10 years from the occurrence.]  

Wrongful Death
2 Years
Medical Malpractice
3 Years with Discovery Rule (1 year from reasonable discovery), but no more than 4 years from last act, unless foreign object, then 1 year from discovery, never more than 10 years. 1 year if discovered 2 or more years after occurrence. Minors: until age 19.
Malpractice (Other Professions)
Products Liability
6 Years maximum from date of initial purchase by consumer.
Intentional Torts
1 Year
Fraud
3 Years time running from discovery of acts constituting fraud or mistake.
Municipal Liability/Sovereign Immunity
2 Years unless statute states otherwise.
Discovery Rule
See specific rules above.
Comparative Negligence
No comparative negligence.
Charitable Immunity
Abolished
Disabilities
Infants (18th birthday + 3 years maximum), incompetents, or insane persons granted normal SOL upon removal of disability, except in malpractice where if infant, maximum is age 19.
Punitive Damages
May be awarded in discretion of jury where defendant is liable for compensatory damages and aggravating factor of fraud, malice, or willful, wanton conduct is present. Cap: Three times compensatory damages or $250,000.
No-Fault Insurance
None
Consumer Fraud Complaint
North Carolina Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection
http://www.ncdoj.gov/Consumer.aspx
(919) 716-6400
(877)5-NO-SCAM (Toll free consumer protection hotline)

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