Missouri lawmakers are proposing to change a statute on torts which has been in effect since 1939, according to Litigation Finance Journal. The proposal is directed at shortening the statute of limitations on filing personal injury claims by two years. Currently the statute allows up to five years for a personal injury claim to be filed. The bill sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, suggests that the statute change from a five year to a three year statute of limitations. As expected with any tort reform change, there are those who are for the Kentucky and Missouri proposals and those who are against. Question is what is your position?
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