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60-510. Effect of limitations prescribed. Civil actions, other than for the recovery of real property, can only be commenced within the period prescribed in the following sections of this article, after the cause of action shall have accrued.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-510; January 1, 1964.

Source or prior law:

G.S. 1868, ch. 80, § 18; L. 1897, ch. 91, § 1; L. 1909, ch. 182, § 17; R.S. 1923, 60-306.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"K.S.A. 60-513(b): Application of the Ten Year Clause to DES and Latent Disease Negligence Causes of Action," Kari Schmidt, 6 J.K.T.L.A. No. 3, 7, 8 (1982).

"Statutes of Limitation, Statutes of Repose and Continuing Duties under the Kansas Product Liability Act," Steve R. Fabert, 36 W.L.J. 367 (1997).

"Is Your Lawsuit Properly Commenced?" Bryan W. Smith, J.K.T.L.A. Vol. XXI, No. 1, 19 (1997).

CASE ANNOTATIONS

Prior law cases, see G.S. 1949, 60-306 and the 1961 Supp. thereto.

1. Statute begins to run when tort is committed, now when physician-patient relationship ceased. Hill v. Hays, 193 K. 453, 457, 395 P.2d 298.

2. Even though filing of answer in state court works waiver of defense of defective service, similar waiver does not occur in federal court. Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company v. Brecheisen, 323 F.2d 79, 83.

3. Filing of bankruptcy tolls state statute of limitation as to the bankrupt estate. Harman v. Willbern, 227 F.Supp. 892, 894.

4. Limitation period here provided is not extended by failure of litigation where action is in federal court. Evers v. Powell, 238 F.Supp. 787, 789.

5. Survival of causes of action in tort and in contract; limitation tolled on action for breach of implied warranty on execution of will. Price, Administrator v. Holmes, 198 K. 100, 102, 422 P.2d 976.

6. Construed and applied; tort action held commences with two-year period prescribed by 60-513. Ruthrauff, Administratrix v. Kensinger, 214 K. 185, 186, 188, 189, 191, 519 P.2d 661.

7. Action to recover moneys misappropriated by county treasurer accrued at end of each term; 60-512 applicable. State, ex rel., v. Masterson, 221 K. 540, 561 P.2d 796.

8. Action not commenced until filing and service. Davila v. Vanderberg, 4 K.A.2d 586, 588, 608 P.2d 1388.

9. Failure to obtain service renders tolling provisions of 60-517 immaterial. Davila v. Vanderberg, 4 K.A.2d 586, 588, 608 P.2d 1388.

10. No cause of action exists for wrongful death if period of limitation for wrongful act expires before death. Mason v. Gerin Corp., 231 K. 718, 721, 647 P.2d 1340 (1982).

11. When plaintiff incurred substantial injury for limitations purposes in fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation claim examined. Whittenburg v. L.J. Holding Co., 830 F.Supp. 557, 561 (1993).

12. Whether a breach of construction contract accrues for limitations purposes before contract is substantially completed examined. Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc. v. City of Overland Park, 19 K.A.2d 1087, 1089, 880 P.2d 789 (1994).

13. Claim that implied contract obligation arising from act performed three years prior to filing of action barred. Western Video Collectors v. Mercantile Bank, 23 K.A.2d 703, 706, 935 P.2d 237 (1997).


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