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PUERTO RICO

Negligence / Personal Injury
1 Year
Wrongful Death
1 Year
Medical Malpractice
1 Year
Malpractice (Other Professions)
1 Year
Intentional Torts
1 Year
Municipal Liability/Sovereign Immunity
Waived with monetary exceptions.
Discovery Rule
Standard discovery rule in P.R.
Comparative Negligence
Applies
Charitable Immunity
None
Disabilities
In personal action, while plaintiff is: (1) minor; (2) insane; or (3) married woman whose husband must necessarily join her in commencement of action, period of such disability is not part of applicable prescriptive period; imprisonment is not considered disability.
No-Fault Insurance
Applies
Other Relevant Information
1 Year from Date of Discovery for all tort actions.
Consumer Fraud Complaint
Puerto Rico Department of Justice, Consumer Protection
SPANISH ONLY
http://www.justicia.gobierno.pr/rs_template/v2/Ciudad/

(787)763-1985 (San Juan)

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