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SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs): 21 years

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

SOL for Wrongful Death Claims: 2 years

Rhode Island Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs)

21 years: R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-14.1: With respect to minors and mentally incompetent persons, Rhode Island provides a three-year limitation period following removal of the disability.

Rhode Island Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims)

3 years: R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-14.1: An action for medical malpractice shall be commenced within three (3) years from the time of the occurrence of the incident which gave rise to the action or the date when the claimant knew or should have known of the wrongful act.

Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Claim Caps

None.

Rhode Island Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

2 years: R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-14.1: An action for medical, veterinarian, accounting, or insurance or real estate agent or broker malpractice shall be commenced within three (3) years from the time of the occurrence of the incident which gave rise to the action.

Rhode Island Wrongful Death Claim Caps

Not applicable for the state of Rhode Island.


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