Staten Island, NY asked in Personal Injury for New York

Q: Statute of limitations on getting hit by drunk driver.

I was hit by a drunk driver 2/2017. I have been having neck issues. Is it too late to sue ? Accident happened in NJ, I live in NY

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1 Lawyer Answer
Ken Shigley

A: In general, in a personal injury suit in New York, the statute of limitation is three years. N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 214(5)

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