statute of limitations

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a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken

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THE COURT EMPHASIZED THAT THE LEGISLATURE IN NORTH CAROLINA HAS PERMITTED TRIAL COURTS TO EXTEND THE STATUE OF LIMITATIONS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS.
DuRoss' workers' compensation benefits, New Jersey State Senator James Whelan introduced a bill that would remove the statue of limitations for surviving spouses to bring action when workers' compensation benefits are unrightfully terminated.
Mother-of-one Norma Lewis, aged 42, who works in marketing and advertising and is from Edgbaston, said: "I do believe that people should have their DNA taken at birth but I think there should be a statue of limitations on the time the DNA should be kept.
For years before the statue of limitations barred this suit, the red triangular flags of an incipient hurricane had been figuratively hoisted over Lilly and Zyprexa," Weinstein wrote.
The Wellstar doctors and nurses, known as Prenatal Care Defendants, moved for summary judgment on the grounds that the statue of limitations for bringing suit against them had run.
The statue of limitations has expired, but the evidence is irrefutable.
She was also suspected in the death of a ninth child in 1988, but the statue of limitations expired.
I was walking hots at Del Mar when I was 12 years old - I think the statue of limitations has run out.
He was freed from prison in 2003 because his lawyers successfully claimed the statue of limitations had run out on the alleged offence.
If you make a non-cash gift, even if it is within the $11,000 annual gift tax exclusion, it is advisable to file a' gift tax return to start the IRS audit statue of limitations.
However, the statue of limitations expired last year.
Finally, remember there is no statue of limitations.
The judge also ordered a referee to hear evidence regarding MCI orders issued prior to March 29, 1996 with respect to a statue of limitations issue affecting the tenants appeal.