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One-year statute applies to comp discharge cases (access required)

The catch-all one-year statute of limitations, not the two-year personal injury statute, applies to suits for retaliatory discharge under the Workers' Compensation Act, a Richmond Circuit Court has ruled. The ruling places actions alleging retaliatory discharges for filing comp claims outside a 1976 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that applied the two-year statute to an action for ...