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Statutes of Limitations Differences between Children and Adults

shutterstock_81191020The statute of limitations in Rhode Island will not begin to run for any individual if they’re found to be incompetent of haven’t reached the age of majority. So obviously, when you’re dealing with a minor who’s involved in an automobile accident case or some other personal injury case, the statute of limitation to file the lawsuit is not going to start to run until that child reaches the age of majority which is 18 which means technically, the child doesn’t have to file the lawsuit until they’re 21.

This informational blog post was provided by Mark A. Fay, an experienced Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney.

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