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§ 18. Limitation of action

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 76. Torts

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 76. Torts (Refs & Annos)
76 Okl.St.Ann. § 18
§ 18. Limitation of action
An action for damages for injury or death against any physician, health care provider or hospital licensed under the laws of this state, whether based in tort, breach of contract or otherwise, arising out of patient care, shall be brought within two (2) years of the date the plaintiff knew or should have known, through the exercise of reasonable diligence, of the existence of the death, injury or condition complained of; provided, however, the minority or incompetency when the cause of action arises will extend said period of limitation.


Laws 1976, c. 44, § 2, emerg. eff. April 8, 1976; Laws 2002, c. 462, § 4, eff. July 1, 2002.
76 Okl. St. Ann. § 18, OK ST T. 76 § 18
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 295 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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