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Out-of-state lawsuit tolls statute of limitations (access required)

A personal-injury lawsuit originally filed in Texas tolls the Virginia statute of limitations, a federal judge in Roanoke has ruled in a case of first impression. Courts across the country have split on the issue of whether a case filed in another state will stop the local limitations clock from running. Courts that require a plaintiff ...