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Civil Practice  –  Borrowing Statute – Indiana Plaintiff & Kentucky Injury – Statute of Limitations (access required)

The Indiana-resident plaintiff was injured when he stepped on a nail in one of the North Carolina defendant’s stores in Kentucky. Kentucky’s one-year statute of limitations bars plaintiff’s claim there. Because plaintiff was not a North Carolina resident at the time of the injury, we apply G.S. § 1-21 to borrow the Kentucky statute of ...

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