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Bill closes ‘malpractice trap’ in contract actions (access required)

Legislation approved by the General Assembly should close a little-noticed gap in the statutes that set out Virginia’s limitations periods for contract actions. The well-understood general rule for Virginia contract actions is that the deadline is five years for a written contract and three years for an oral contract. But a 2016 ruling from the Supreme ...