Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

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SECTION 9-1-38

§ 9-1-38. Limitation of actions for medical expenses incurred by minors.

Actions for medical expenses incurred by a minor, whether the minor or the minor's parents or guardian has expended the sums, which medical expenses were incurred as the result of the negligence of a third party, shall be commenced and sued upon within three (3) years next after the minor reaches the age of eighteen (18) years, and not after. This section shall be given retroactive as well as prospective effect.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 388, § 27.)