Antioch, CA asked in Personal Injury for California

Q: I was hit by a drunk driver a few yrs back and was wonder what the statue of limatations is for a civil suit

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2 Lawyer Answers

Vincent Ronald Ross

  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The statute for personal injury claims is two years from the date of the injury.

Farid Yaghoubtil

  • Los Angeles, CA

A: In California, you generally have two years to file a civil suit for an injury unless you were a minor at the time of the accident, or you had a disability that would toll the statute.

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