On March 22, 2017, in Jane Doe No. 3 v. Nur-Ul-Islam Academy, No. 4D15-4722, the Florida Fourth DCA reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a complaint in a personal injury lawsuit on statute of limitations grounds, finding that there were insufficient facts pled in the complaint to permit the trial court to conclude that the allegations demonstrated that the action was barred by the statute of limitations. Although the trial court did not actually state a reason for dismissing the complaint, the parties agreed on appeal that the reason was due to the statute of limitations defense asserted by the defendant, which in turn was based on the complaint having been filed approximately ten years after the alleged tortious conduct.
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