Long Statute of Limitations Encourages Class Actions

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Ohio's 15 year statute of limitations for written contracts, the longest in the nation, unnaturally increases exposure in class actions and encourages filing of class actions that assert dubious contract claims. In this article we make the case for legislative change to a limitations period between 3-6 years, the same as 40 states.

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