Hampton, VA asked in Collections for Virginia

Q: I was transported to a hospital by ambulance in 2008 i received a bill last month. I wanted to find out the virginia

I wanted to find out what the virginia statue of limitation is for medical debit collection

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Thomas H. Roberts Esq
Thomas H. Roberts Esq
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  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: 3 years for an oral contract and 5 years for a written contract. Exception: The English maxim, nullum tempus occurr it regi, has been adopted in Virginia in relation to the commonwealth, on which principle it has been held, that the acts of limitation do not extend to the commonwealth in civil suits, not founded on any penal act expressly limiting the commencement of the action.

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