TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-1
Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-20


§ 9-1-20 Time of accrual of concealed cause of action.

If any person, liable to an action by another, shall fraudulently, by actual misrepresentation, conceal from him or her the existence of the cause of action, the cause of action shall be deemed to accrue against the person so liable at the time when the person entitled to sue thereon shall first discover its existence.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 254; G.L. 1909, ch. 284, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 334, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 510, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 9-1-20.)