How Long Can I Wait Before Filing a Lawsuit?
When you are injured because of another person’s negligence, how long can you wait? If you wait too long, you will never have a right to receive compensation for your injuries. This deadline for filing a lawsuit is called the Statute of Limitations. Once that date passes, you are out of luck.
Your attorney will want to investigate before actually filing a lawsuit, so don’t wait until the last minute.
Here are some of the statutes of limitation that apply to personal injury cases in California. (more…)