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Statute of limitations

A statute specifying the period of time within which legal action must be brought for alleged damages or injury; in construction industry cases.

statute of limitations

A statute specifying the period of time within which legal action must be brought for alleged damage or injury. The lengths of the periods vary from state to state and depend upon the type of legal action. The period commences to run under some statutes of limitations upon the accrual of a legal claim, but in others only upon the time of discovery of the act resulting in the alleged damage or injury.
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