The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 12: Court Procedure

Chapter 23: LIMITATION OF TIME FOR COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

Sub-Chapter 02: Actions Limited

12 V.S.A. § 512. Assault and battery; false imprisonment; slander and libel; injuries to person or property



§ 512. Assault and battery; false imprisonment; slander and libel; injuries to person or property

Actions for the following causes shall be commenced within three years after the cause of action accrues, and not after:

(1) Assault and battery;

(2) False imprisonment;

(3) Slander and libel;

(4) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, injuries to the person suffered by the act or default of another person, provided that the cause of action shall be deemed to accrue as of the date of the discovery of the injury;

(5) Damage to personal property suffered by the act or default of another. (Amended 1967, No. 32, § 2, eff. March 16, 1967; 1975, No. 248 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)