The focus of this note will be on the statute of limitations applicable to the Ohio wrongful death statute. This statute requires that any claim for wrongful death be brought within two years of the date of death. Application of the discovery rule to the wrongful death statute would allow an action to be brought within two years of discovering that the death was the result of a wrongful act.
Note, Application of the Discovery Rule to the Ohio Wrongful Death Statute, 3 J.L. & Health 237 (1988-1989)