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Creditor’s Rights – Hospital Bill – Limitations – Open Account

A hospital-drafted contract that provided a woman’s bill for medical services was “payable in full” in 90 days following discharge was not an “open account,” and the hospital’s suit on the debt is barred under the five-year statute of limitations, a Roanoke City Circuit Court says.
Carilion Medical Center v. Ady (Roanoke City Cir.Ct.) (VLW 008-8-253) (3 pp.)