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SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs): 20 years

SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims): 3 years

SOL for Wrongful Death Claims: 3 years

New Hampshire Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs)

20 years: N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:8: An infant or mentally incompetent person may bring a personal action within 2 years after such disability is removed. (Statute of limitations specific to medical injury actions (§ 507-C:4) declared unconstitutional by state Supreme Court (Carson v. Maurer, 120 N.H. 925)).

New Hampshire Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims)

3 years: N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:4: Except as otherwise provided by law, all personal actions, except actions for slander or libel, may be brought only within 3 years of the act or omission complained of, except that when the injury and its causal relationship to the act or omission were not discovered and could not reasonably have been discovered at the time of the act or omission, the action shall be commenced within 3 years of the time the plaintiff discovers, or in the exercise of reasonable diligence should have discovered, the injury and its causal relationship to the act or omission complained of. (Statute of limitations specific to medical injury actions (§ 507-C:4) declared unconstitutional by state Supreme Court (Carson v. Maurer, 120 N.H. 925)).

New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Claim Caps

No cap – found unconstitutional (Brannigan v. Usitalso, 134 N.H. 50, 587 A.2d 1232 (1991)).

New Hampshire Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

3 years: N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:4: Except as otherwise provided by law, all personal actions, except actions for slander or libel, may be brought only within 3 years of the act or omission complained of…

New Hampshire Wrongful Death Claim Caps

Not applicable for the state of New Hampshire.


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