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Posted on February 21st 2006 in Legal Articles

Sample Limitation Periods for Ontario

Sample Limitation Periods for Ontario

The following table is a sampling of the limitation periods in the Province of Ontario. Depending on the particular circumstances even these limitation periods may vary. Please consult a lawyer if you believe you have a legal claim.

Claim Limitation
Highway Traffic Accidents 2 years
Claims against physician for negligence 1 year
Slip and fall on private property 6 years
Slip and fall on municipal sidewalk 7 days
Collection of debts 6 years
Defamation 2 years
Actions against Crown (Province) 60 days
Tort actions 6 years
Spousal Support 2 years
Dependants of a deceased 6 months