My Accident Happened in 2019. Do I Still Have a Case?

Jul 5, 2024 | Blog

If you were involved in an accident back in the past, you might be wondering if you still have the right to file a claim. In this video, Geoff McDonald addresses this crucial question, explaining the statute of limitations and what it means for your case. Understanding your legal rights and the time limits for filing a claim is essential for pursuing justice and compensation.

By the end of the video, viewers will have a clear understanding of whether they can still file a claim for an accident that happened years ago and the steps they need to take to pursue legal action.

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney

If you were involved in an accident some time ago and are unsure about your legal rights, contact Geoff McDonald at 804-409-0821 for a free consultation. Understanding the statute of limitations and your options is crucial for taking the next steps toward justice and compensation.

Statute of Limitations FAQ

  • What is the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim? The statute of limitations varies by state and type of claim but typically ranges from two to three years from the date of the accident.
  • Are there exceptions to the statute of limitations? Yes, exceptions can include delayed discovery of the injury, the victim being a minor, or the defendant leaving the state, which can extend the filing deadline.
  • What should I do if I think I still have a case? Gather all relevant documentation, such as medical records and accident reports, and consult with an experienced attorney to evaluate your situation.
  • Why is it important to act quickly? Acting quickly helps ensure that evidence is preserved and witnesses are available, making it easier to build a strong case even if the statute of limitations has not expired.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 804-888-8888.


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