GEORGIA STATUTES OF LIMITATION
Professional Malpractice: Actions for medical malpractice must be commenced within two years of the date the act giving rise to the injury occurred. If a person was unable to discover the injury during that initial two year period of time, the limitations period will be extended. In cases where an object is left in a person, the person has one year from the date of discovery to file suit. However, no medical malpractice action may be brought more than five years after the date that act giving rise to the injury occurred.
Personal Injury: 2 years after the right of action accrues. Injuries to the person involving loss of consortium must be brought within four years after the right of action accrues.
Fraud: 2 years.
Libel / Slander / Defamation:1 year.
Injury to Personal Property: 4 years.
Product Liability: 2 years.
Contracts: Written, 6 years; Oral, 4 years.