State Statute of Limitations for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

State Statute of Limitations for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

A Statute of Limitations is the time period an injured individual has to file a personal injury lawsuit in the court of law against at fault (liable) defendants. Every jurisdiction or state has a different statute of limitations. Which statute that will be used is determined by the jurisdiction where the accident or injury took place.

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The Statute of Limitations For Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit In all 50 States and Jurisdictions.

  • 2 Years in Alabama: Personal Injury Claim  Statute of Limitations – Ala. Code § 6-2-2 et seq.
  • 2 Years in Alaska: Personal Injury Lawsuit Statute of Limitations – Alaska Stat. § 09.10.010 et seq.
  • 2 years in Arizona: Statute of Limitations for Injury Claims – Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 12-541 et seq.
  • 3 years in Arkansas: Civil Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Ark. Code Ann. § 16-56-101 et seq.
  • 2 years in California: Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq.
  • 2 years Colorado: Civil Claims for Personal Injury – Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-80-102 et seq.
  • 2 years Connecticut: Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 52-575 et seq.
  • 2 years Delaware: Personal Injury Lawsuits – Del. Code Ann. tit. 10, § 8101 et seq.
  • 3 years District of Columbia: Statute of Limitations – D.C. Code § 12-301 et seq.
  • 4 years in Florida: Statute of Limitations Personal Injury – Fla. Stat. Ann. § 95.011 et seq.
  • 2 years in Georgia: Statute of Limitations Personal Injury – Ga. Code Ann. § 9-3-20 et seq.
  • 2 years in Hawaii: Civil Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Haw. Rev. Stat. § 657-1 et seq.
  • 2 years in Idaho: Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Idaho Code § 5-201 et seq.
  • 2 years in Illinois: Personal Injury Statutes – 735 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/13-201 et seq.
  • 2 years in Indiana: Civil Statutes on Personal Injury – Ind. Code Ann. § 34-11-2-1 et seq.
  • 2 years in Iowa: Civil Statutes on Personal Injury – Iowa Code Ann. § 614.1 et seq.
  • 2 years in Kansas: Limitations on Filing a Personal Injury Claim – Kan. Stat. Ann. § 60-501 et seq.
  • 1 year in Kentucky: Statute of Limitations – Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 413.080 et seq.
  • 1 year Louisiana: Personal Injury Claim Statute of Limitations – La. civil code § 3492 et seq.
  • 6 years in Maine: Personal Injury Lawsuits – Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 14, § 751 et seq.
  • 3 years in Maryland: Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Md. Courts & Jud. Proc. Code Ann. § 5-101 et seq.
  • 3 years in Massachusetts: Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Mass. Ann. Laws ch. 260, § 1 et seq.
  • 3 years in Michigan: Personal Injury Claims – Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.5801 et seq.
  • 2 years in Minnesota: Statute of Limitations -Minn. Stat. Ann. § 541.01 et seq.
  • 3 years in Mississippi: Statute of Limitations – Miss. Code. Ann. § 15-1-1 et seq.
  • 5 years in Missouri: Statute of Limitations Personal Injury – Mo. Rev. Stat. § 516.097 et seq.
  • 3 years in Montana: Civil Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Mont. Code Ann. § 27-2-2021 et seq.
  • 4 years in Nebraska: Civil Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-201 et seq.
  • 2 year in Nevada: Civil Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 11.010 et seq.
  • 3 years in New Hampshire: Personal Injury Statute of Limitations – N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:1 et seq.
  • 2 years in New Jersey: Statute of Limitations Civil Personal Injury – N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2a:14-1 et seq.
  • 3 years in New Mexico: Statute of Limitations Civil Personal Injury – N.M. Stat. Ann. § 37-1-1 et seq.
  • 3 years in New York: Personal Injury Statutes – N.Y. Civ. Prac. Laws & Rules § 201 et seq.
  • 3 years in North Carolina: Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Lawsuit – N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-46 et seq.
  • 6 years in North Dakota: Civil Laws on Statute of Limitations – N.D. Cent. Code § 28-01-01 et seq.
  • 2 years in Ohio: Personal Injury Laws – Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et seq.
  • 2 years in Oklahoma: Personal Injury Claim Statutes- Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 91 et seq.
  • 2 years in Oregon: Personal Injury Claim Statutes – Or. Rev. Stat. § 12.010 et seq.
  • 2 years in Pennsylvania: Civil Statutes regarding time limitations – 42 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 5501 et seq.
  • 3 years in Rhode Island: Statute of Limitations Civil Personal Injury – R. I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-12 et seq.
  • 3 years in South Carolina: Civil Statute of Limitations -S.C. Code Ann. § 15-3-510 et seq
  • 3 years in South Dakota: Civil Laws Regarding Statute of Limitations – S.D. Codified Laws Ann. § 15-2-1 et seq.
  • 1 years Tennessee: Civil Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-101 et seq.
  • 2 years in Texas: Civil Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001 et seq
  • 4 years in Utah: Civil Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury – Utah Code Ann. § 78-12-22 et seq.
  • 4 years in Vermont: Personal Injury Law for Statute of Limitations – Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 461 et seq.
  • 2 years Virginia: Personal Injury Claim – Va. Code Ann. § 8.01-228 et seq.
  • 3 years in Washington: Statute of Limitations Civil Personal Injury – Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 4.16.005 et seq.
  • 2 years in West Virginia: Statute of Limitations for Injury to Person – W. Va. Code § 55-2-1 et seq.
  • 3 years in Wisconsin: Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims – Wis. Stat. Ann. § 893.01 et seq.
  • 4 years in Wyoming: Statute of Limitations Personal Injury -Wyo. Stat. § 1-3-102 et seq.

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