Guide to Common Massachusetts Statute of Limitations
A person, business or entity aggrieved by another does not have an indefinite amount of time in which to file a claim. Instead, statutes of limitation govern the amount of time after the occurrence or discovery of an injury or wrong that one has to file a complaint against the wrongdoer. These statutes of limitations, which are based on the particular claim being made, can vary widely. Click on the link to find a quick guide of some of the most common statutes of limitations for civil claims in Massachusetts, broken down by general Civil Claims and Commercial Claims.