Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse
Statute of Limitations Va. Code Ann. §8.01-243
- Two years.
Statute of Limitations Va. Code Ann. §§8.01-230 and 8.01-243
- Generally, two years.
- Children 8 years or older must file a case within two years of the date of injury.
- If foreign object discovered, case must be filed within one year of discovery, but claim cannot be filed more than 10 years after date of injury.
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Statute of Limitations Va. Code Ann. §8.01-244
- Two years.
Damages Caps Va. Code Ann. §§8.01-38.1 and 8.01-581.15
- The cap has increased in increments since 2000 and is now $2.15 million for injuries occurring on or after July 1, 2008.
- Punitive damages capped at $350,000.
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