The terms Statute of Limitations refers to the period of time within which a Personal Injury lawsuit may be filed. In New York the following applies:
- AUTO ACCIDENTS – If you have an automobile accident and are 18 years of age or older, you have three years from the date of the accident in which to commence a lawsuit.
- WRONGFUL DEATH – For New York Wrongful Death cases, the claimant has two years from the date of death to commence a lawsuit. ...