How long should I keep release of liability forms.

In 2011 I sold my gymnastics studio. I have all of the
relies forms from when I was running it. We are
about to move and I would love to shred these items.

Asked on September 10, 2016 under Business Law, Oregon


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The statute of limitations, or time within which a lawsuit must be filed, for personal injury in your state is two (2) years. A personal injury lawsuit filed after that will be dismissed becasue it is too old or too late. After five (5) years, it is too late for you to be sued for any injuries suffered by your students, so you should be able to safely shred the forms.

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