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§9-1-20  Time of accrual of concealed cause of action. –

Published: 2015

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Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally


Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-20

   § 9-1-20  Time of accrual of concealed

cause of action. –

If any person, liable to an action by another, shall fraudulently, by actual

misrepresentation, conceal from him or her the existence of the cause of

action, the cause of action shall be deemed to accrue against the person so

liable at the time when the person entitled to sue thereon shall first discover

its existence.

History of Section.

(C.P.A. 1905, § 254; G.L. 1909, ch. 284, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 334,

§ 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 510, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 9-1-20.)