Professional Malpractice: 2 years from the date of the act or omission giving rise to the injury, except that where the action is based upon discovery of a foreign object in the body of the injured person which is not discovered and could not reasonably have been discovered within the 2-year period, the action may be commenced within 2 years of the date the object was or reasonably should have been discovered. discovery or of the date of discovery of facts which would reasonably lead to discovery. However, this limitations period has been held unconstitutional by the New Hampshire Supreme Court, so the three year personal injury limitations period is applied.
Personal Injury: 3 years
Fraud: 3 years.
Libel / Slander / Defamation: 3 years.
Injury to Personal Property: 3 years.
Product Liability: 3 years from the date of injury, or within three years of the date the plaintiff discovered or reasonably should have discovered the injury. However, regardless of the date of discovery, all product liability actions must be commenced within twelve years of the date a product was manufactured or sold.
Contracts: Written contracts under seal, 20 years.