All actions must be commenced within two years after the act or omission giving rise to the claim; provided, that if the act or omission is not discovered and could not reasonably have been discovered within the twoyear period, then it may be commenced within six months from the date of discovery or the date of learning of facts that would reasonably lead to such discovery, whichever is earlier. Although this statute of limitations is subject to tolling for minority or disability, in no event may an action be brought more than four years after the act or omission, except that a minor who is under the age of four at the time of the act or omission accrues has until his eighth birthday to commence an action.
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