Statute of Limitations for Food Poisoning Lawsuits

Food Poisoning Statute of Limitations for Food Poisoning Lawsuits

What are the Statute of Limitations for Food Poisoning Lawsuits?

  

Food Poisoning Statute of Limitations for Food Poisoning Lawsuits - Speak to a Lawyer 1-800-224-8146
Alabama   - Ala. Code § 6-2-2 et seq. - 2 Years
Alaska   -  Alaska Stat. § 09.10.010 et seq -   2 Years
Arizona   -  Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 12-542   -    2 Years
Arkansas    -  Ark. Code Ann. § 16-56-101 et seq.    - 3  Years
California   - Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq.   -   2 Years
Colorado   - Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-80-102 et seq.  -  2 Years
Connecticut -  Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 52-575 et seq. - 2 Years****
Delaware Del.  - Code Ann. tit. 10, § 8101 et seq.  -  2 Years****
District of Columbia  -  D.C. Code § 12-301 et seq.   -  3 Years
Florida    -  Fla. Stat. Ann. § 95.011 et seq.  -  4 Years**
Georgia  -  Ga. Code Ann. § 9-3-20 et seq.    -  2 Years*****
Hawaii  -  Haw. Rev. Stat. § 657-1 et seq.   -  2 Years****
Idaho   -  Idaho Code § 5-201 et seq.   -  2 Years
Illinois  -  735 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/13-201 et seq.  -   2 Years
Indiana  -  Ind. Code Ann. § 34-11-2-1 et seq. -  2 Years
Iowa  -  Iowa Code Ann. § 614.1 et seq.   -   2 Years
Kansas   -  Kan. Stat. Ann. § 60-501 et seq.  -  2 Years
Kentucky   -  Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 413.080 et seq.    -  1 Year
Louisiana     - La. civil code § 3492 et seq.    -  1 Year
Maine    -  Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 14, § 751 et seq.   -  6 Years**
Maryland    -    Md. Courts & Jud. Proc. Code Ann. § 5-101  -  3 Years
Massachusetts   -  Mass. Ann. Laws ch. 260, § 1 et seq.  -  3 Years
Michigan    -  Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.5801 et seq.  -  3 Years
Minnesota   -   Minn. Stat. Ann. § 541.01 et seq.  -  6 Years***
Mississippi  -  Miss. Code. Ann. § 15-1-1 et seq. -3 Years
Missouri    -  Mo. Rev. Stat. § 516.097 et seq.   -  5 Years**
Montana  - Mont. Code Ann. § 27-2-2021 et seq. - 3 Years
Nebraska  -   Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-201 et seq.   -  4 Years**
Nevada    -  Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 11.010 et seq.  -  2 Years****
New Hampshire   -  N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:1 et seq.  -  3 Years
New Jersey  - N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2a:14-1 et seq.      -   2 Years
New Mexico   -   N.M. Stat. Ann. § 37-1-1 et seq.   -  3 Years
New York  -     N.Y. Civ. Prac. Laws & Rules § 201 et seq.   - 3 Years**
North Carolina     -  N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-46 et seq.   - 3 Years**
North Dakota  -  N.D. Cent. Code § 28-01-01 et seq.  -  6 Years**
Ohio      -     Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et seq.   -  2 Years
Oklahoma  -   Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 91 et seq.  -  2 Years
Oregon    -  Or. Rev. Stat. § 12.010 et seq.    - 2 Years
Pennsylvania -  42 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 5501 et seq.    -  2 Years
Rhode Island     -   R. I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-12 et seq.   -   3 Years
South Carolina   -  S.C. Code Ann. § 15-3-510 et seq.   -   3 Years
South Dakota  -  S.D. Codified Laws Ann. § 15-2-1 et seq.   - 3 Years     

Tennessee    -   Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-101 et seq.  -   1 Year

Texas   -  Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001    -  2 Years
Utah  -    Utah Code Ann. § 78-12-22 et seq.    - 4 Years**
Vermont    -  Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 461 et seq.    -  3 Years**
Virginia  -   Va. Code Ann. § 8.01-228 et seq.   -    2 Years
Washington  -  Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 4.16.005 et seq. - 3 Years***
West Virginia  -   W. Va. Code § 55-2-1 et seq.  -    2 Years
Wisconsin    -    Wis. Stat. Ann. § 893.54   -  3 Years
Wyoming    - Wyo. Stat. § 1-3-102 et seq.   -    4 Years**

CAREFULLY review each statute for changes or exceptions!

Food Poisoning Statute of Limitations

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR FOOD POISONING LAWSUITS: 


Food Poisoning Civil Law Statute of Limitations by State.  The Statute of limitations for a Food poisoning Case is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in most cases, but there are various laws on strict liability, negligence, and wrongful death that affect the application of any given Statute of Limitations.  In all states, a 


Food Poisoning Claim or Food Poisoning Lawsuit must be brought within a very specific time-frame.  This set of Food Poisoning Statute of Limitations for all fifty states is a guide and should not replace contacting a Food Poisoning Lawyer to review your case and any changes in the law. Free Legal advice hotline -  713-306-3880 for Food Poisoning Lawsuits


IMPORTANT: There are caveats to most SOL provisions, including for minors, injuries involving a motor vehicle, and other factors.  A careful review should include speaking to an attorney to ensure the provisions cited are still in effect and applicable to the facts of your case. In addition to contacting a food poisoning lawyer, you should also contact your local or state health department - FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF HOW TO REPORT FOOD POISONING IN YOUR STATE see my page dedicated to making it easier for victims to contact their local health agencies.  Reporting enables your Food Poisoning Lawyer (Salmonella lawyer ~ E. coli Lawyer ~ campylobacter lawyer) to attain the evidence required to successfully file a food poisoning  lawsuit.



 
* Discovery extends to 3 years  **Wrongful death only 2 years (for Missouri, 3 year WD)  ***Intentional acts 2 years, and for Minnesota, 3 year Wrongful Death  ****Strict Liability or Warranty claims may have a longer SOL  *****Strict Liability is 2 years or 1 year following death 

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