Lawrenceville, GA asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Georgia

Q: Seeking first step in tolling statue of limitations

Slip and fall

2 Lawyer Answers
Robert W. Hughes Jr.
Robert W. Hughes Jr.
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Answered
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: There is no first step in tolling a statute of limitations. For a slip and fall in GA, the statute of limitations is 2 years from date of fall. Things that toll the statute are mental incapacity, not yet being 18 years old and death. There could be others.

Kelly Case agrees with this answer

Kelly Case
Kelly Case
Answered
  • Johns Creek, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: File the petition before the 2 year limitation. That is the only thing that stops it. I feel as if you are trying to ask something different so I am not sure that you have asked the correct question. The only thing that stops the limitation period is filing suit, so hire your lawyer quickly and inform them of the urgency if you are getting close to the expiration date. Good luck!

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