Q: I'm in Ca and was a pedestrian getting hit by a car 2yrs and 8 mos ago.Am I too late to sue? I read Covid could prolong?
I heard due to Covid I possibly could have the statute of limitations to file extended. I am homeless and have a hard time just getting my phone charged etc The person that hit me had insurance pretty much the legal required. I had blood on my brain for a week almost and had some teeth knocked out and a cracked pelvic bone. I wanted to know if I could still sue?
A: I think your best bet is to retain an attorney on a contingency basis (no money out of pocket) to research and answer this question for you. Statute issues are no so straightforward given the shutdowns, so you're best served by having a specified attorney give you an answer.
i think the answer of atty Sette below makes sense.
the normal statute of limitations on an accident case is 2 yrs...........however, Covid did create some exceptions/extensions. Whether it would cover you after 2 yrs 8 months is something I would not be to hopeful about.............but contact a local PI attorney.........if s/he accepts the case it would be on a contingency.
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