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Tort – False Arrest – Limitations – Inmate Suit (access required)

An inmate at a Virginia correctional facility has his suit against K-Mart alleging assault and battery, false arrest and defamation arising from a 1999 incident dismissed as time-barred. Defendant argues that none of the statutes of limitation governing plaintiff's causes of action exceed two years from the time they accrue. Plaintiff contends he attempted to file ...