South Carolina Civil Statute of Limitations Laws
|Injury to Person||3 yrs. §15-3-550|
|Libel/Slander||2 yrs. §15-3-550|
|Fraud||3 yrs. §15-3-530(7)|
|Injury to Personal Property||3 yrs. §15-3-530(4)|
|Professional Malpractice||Medical: 3 yrs. from act or reasonable discovery (max. 6 yrs.); if foreign object in body: 2 yrs. §15-3-545; Architects, contractors, professional engineers: 2 yrs. or 10 yrs. depending on action 15-3-640|
|Trespass||6 yrs. §15-3-530(3)|
|Collection of Rents||6 yrs. if prescribed by K|
|Contracts||Written: 20 yrs. under seal; 3 yrs. others §§15-3-520, 530; Oral: 3 yrs. §15-3-530(1)|
|Collection of Debt on Account||6 yrs. if prescribed by K|
|Judgments||§15-3-600 10 yrs.|
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