Legal Question in Traffic Law in Maryland

Can you be sued after the state of limitations has passed?

Asked on 5/13/13, 3:58 pm

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Cedulie Laumann Arden Law Firm, LLC
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The clerk's office will not check for statute of limitations on filing so technically YES one can be sued after the statute of limitations but a prudent defendant would immediately file to dismiss in such a case.

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Answered on 5/14/13, 6:59 am
G. Joseph Holthaus III Law Offices of G. Joseph Holthaus
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Yes. The manner of determining the time period may not be as straight forward as a layman would determine. Applying the statutory period and whether it has passed should be discussed with an attorney as this defense needs to be properly set forth.

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Answered on 5/14/13, 10:36 am

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