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Extend the limitation period by 18 months for all personal injury matters.

Submitted by Waseem Khan on Wednesday 18th March 2020

Published on Tuesday 7th April 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Wednesday 7th October 2020

Signatures: 17

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Covid ~ Covid-19

Petition Action

Extend the limitation period by 18 months for all personal injury matters.

Petition Details

The general time limit for medical negligence and personal injury claims is 3 years from the date of the alleged negligence. Given the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 and the burden upon the Courts, Solicitors and Clients the time limit should be extend by 18 months for all personal injury.matters.

Additional Information

Given the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 and the burden upon the Courts, Solicitors and Clients the time limit should be extend by 18 months for all personal injury and medical negligence matters.

The impact of COVID-19 could impact plaintiffs for the right of a fair trial.


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