• Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

  • Under a legal rule known as the "statute of limitations," any lawsuit that arises from an accident or injury must be filed within a certain time limit or that person's right to sue will be lost forever. Every state has enacted its own statute of limitations, requiring any personal injury suit be filed in court within a set time after the incident or injury. The specific limit prescribed by each state ranges from one year (in Kentucky and Tennessee) to six years (in Maine and North Dakota).

    The Statue of Limitations in Florida

    In the state of Florida, the personal injury statue of limitations is 4 years. (Fla. Stat. Ann. Sec. 95.11)

    If you have further questions about the different types of personal injury claims, or would like to set up a FREE initial consultation, please contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at the Law Office of Chad A. Barr, serving the Orlando, Florida area.