Portland, OR asked in Personal Injury for Oregon

Q: What is status limition on wrongful death

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4 Lawyer Answers
Mark A. Siesel
Mark A. Siesel PRO label

A: In Oregon, the statute of limitations is 3 (three) years from the date of death of the decedent.

Matthew D. Kaplan
Matthew D. Kaplan PRO label
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Generally the SOL is 3 years in Oregon. It can be longer depending on when the family received notice of the cause of death.

A: In Washington state, a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed within three years of the date of death.

Vincent J. Bernabei
Vincent J. Bernabei
  • Beaverton, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: An action for wrongful death ordinarily must be commenced within 3 years of the date of the injury which caused the death is discovered or reasonably should have been discovered, but no later than 3 years after the death of the injured person.

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