Q: Can an additional person be added to a complaint after the statute of limitation has run?
I am a defendant in a law suite filed for lead paint poisoning on a child. He filed suite against me on his 21st birthdad that was 11/29/2010. Can he now amend the complaint to include my wife after the statute of limitation has run out?
A: the law of the state where the suit or where the alleged misconduct occurred will govern. I dont know maryland law but it depends on the allegation against your wife and her involvement in the alleged incident. statutes of limitations generally have exceptions that are spelled out by the state law.
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