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(A) An action for libel, slander, malicious prosecution, or false imprisonment, an action for malpractice other than an action upon a medical, dental, optometric, or chiropractic claim, or an action upon a statute for a penalty or forfeiture shall be commenced within one year after the cause of action accrued, provided that an action by an employee for the payment of unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, or liquidated damages by reason of the nonpayment of minimum wages or overtime compensation shall be commenced within two years after the cause of action accrued.
(B) A civil action for unlawful abortion pursuant to section 2919.12 of the Revised Code , a civil action authorized by division (H) of section 2317.56 of the Revised Code , a civil action pursuant to division (B) of section 2307.52 of the Revised Code for terminating or attempting to terminate a human pregnancy after viability in violation of division (A) of section 2919.17 of the Revised Code , and a civil action for terminating or attempting to terminate a human pregnancy of a pain-capable unborn child in violation of division (E) of section 2919.201 of the Revised Code shall be commenced within one year after the performance or inducement of the abortion or within one year after the attempt to perform or induce the abortion in violation of division (A) of section 2919.17 of the Revised Code or division (E) of section 2919.201 of the Revised Code .
(C) As used in this section, “medical claim,” “dental claim,” “optometric claim,” and “chiropractic claim” have the same meanings as in section 2305.113 of the Revised Code .
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Ohio Revised Code Title XXIII. Courts Common Pleas § 2305.11 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/oh/title-xxiii-courts-common-pleas/oh-rev-code-sect-2305-11.html
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