Civil Lawsuits
Statutes of Limitations

Can a wrongful death lawsuit be filed if there is substantial evidence to prove the case but the statute of limitations has expired in Rhode Island?

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2015-07-15 18:21:12

Usually such a suit is not possible after the SOL has

expired.

However, exceptions are sometimes made depending upon the

specific circumstances of the case in question.

All the contributing factors in the case would have to be

reviewed by a qualified personal injury/wrongful death attorney to

determine if the case qualifies as a special exception.

The American Bar Association website offers a free national

referral service to obtain contact information for an attorney in

the inquiring party's state.


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