Legal Memorandum: Limitations Period for Breach of Contract

Issue: Under Maryland law, when does the limitations period for breach of contract begin to run?

Area of Law: Business Organizations & Contracts
Keywords: Limitations period; Breach of contract; Discovery of breach
Jurisdiction: Maryland
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 05/01/2006

A limitations period begins to run when the plaintiff discovered or should have discovered the breach.  Jones v. Hyatt Ins. Agency, Inc., 741 A.2d 1099, 1103-04 (Md. 1999).


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