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Amendments to Statement of Claim May Be Allowed After Expiry of Limitation Period

Steven Forbes
May 2019 Cox & Palmer, Prince Edward Island

The recent decision of McKenna v Stewart sheds light on how courts interpret the impact of amendments that are made outside of the limits provided by the Statute of Limitations2and that potentially raise a new cause of action. On Prince Edward Island, there is a two year limitation period for a claim arising out of a motor vehicle accident.

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