South Dakota Nursing Home Laws
Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse
Statute of Limitations S.D. Codified Laws Ann. §15-2-14
- Three years.
Statute of Limitations S.D. Codified Laws Ann. §15-2-14.1
- Generally, two years, but continuous treatment may extend the limitations period.
- For cases with children six years or older, case must be filed within three years of date of injury.
Damages Cap S.D. Codified Laws § 21-3-11
- General damages are capped at $500,000. No cap on the amount of special damages that may be awarded.
Statute of Limitations S.D. Codified Laws Ann. §21-5-3
- Three years from date of death.
Damages Cap S.D. Codified Laws Ann. §21-3-11
- Non-economic damages capped at $500,000.
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