Which Statute of Limitations Applies to Claims Against the State Alleging Child Sexual Abuse?
U.W. v. Department of Youth Services, Case no. 2013-0824
Tenth District Court of Appeals (Franklin County)
ISSUE: Is a claim of childhood sexual abuse against a state agency time-barred by the two-year statute of limitations in the law governing civil actions against the state (R.C. 2743.16), or should the 12-year statute of limitations in the child sexual abuse statute (R.C. 2305.111) apply?