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Statute of Limitations – GM Cobalt Ignition Switch Defect Accident Claims

Statute of Limitations – GM Cobalt Ignition Switch Defect Accident Claims Victims of  serious injuries due to mechanical failures or defects of their vehicles are entitled to compensation under the law. However, victims of personal injury must file their claim within the time frame stipulated by the statute of limitations in the jurisdiction where the case is to be tried. The statute of limitations usually begins to run from the date of the accident which resulted in the harm suffered. Failure to file the claim within the filing deadline will result in the elimination of a victims right to recovery under the law. According to information released by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) General Motors has been aware of issues with the ignition system with several of its vehicles since at least 2004. For more information on current litigation against General Motors for Chevy Cobalt ignition switch defects see here..

Are There Any Exceptions to the Statute of Limitations – Tolling of a Statute

In many instances individuals who are harmed are not able to file a claim with the court in the time stipulated by the statute of limitations. The courts allow fir a tolling of the statute allowing such victims file their case despite the deadline for filing a case having run out. Specific instances where courts have allowed for a tolling of the statute of limitations are provide here… 1. The individual did not know that the accident was caused by a defect in the automobile until sometime after the accident – in these instance the statute of limitations begins to run from the date of the discovery of the cause of the accident. 2. Mental or physical incapacitation in the part of the harmed party. 3. Minor status of the harmed party – in most jurisdiction minors, individuals under the age of 18, have a certain period of time form the date of their 18th birthday to file a claim in the court of law. 4. The injuries suffered did not present themselves until sometime after the accident. Attorney Consultations: If you have any further question regarding the filing of a defective product lawsuit against General Motors feel free to contact our law offices. All legal consultations are provided by our attorneys free of charge.

Deadline for Filing a Lawsuit Against GM for Cobalt Chevy Ignition Defect In All Jurisdiction in the United States

Alabama Alabama Statute of Limitations Ala. Code § 6-2-2 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Alaska Alaska Statute of Limitations Alaska Stat. § 09.10.010 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Arizona Arizona Statute of Limitations Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 12-541 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Arkansas Arkansas Statute of Limitations Ark. Code Ann. § 16-56-101 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 3 Years California California Statute of Limitations Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Colorado Colorado Statute of Limitations can be found at Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-80-102 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Connecticut Connecticut Statute of Limitations Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 52-575 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Washington D.C. District of Columbia Statute of Limitations D.C. Code § 12-301 et seq. Auto Defect 3 Years Florida Florida Statute of Limitations Fla. Stat. Ann. § 95.011 et seq. Auto Defect 4 Years Georgia Georgia Statute of Limitations Ga. Code Ann. § 9-3-20 et seq. Auto Defect Case: 2 Years Hawaii Hawaii Statute of Limitations Haw. Rev. Stat. § 657-1 et seq. Auto Defect 2 Years with discovery rule Idaho Idaho Statute of Limitations Idaho Code § 5-201 et seq. Auto Defect 2 Years Illinois Illinois Statute of Limitations 735 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/13-201 et seq. Auto Defect 2 Years Indiana Indiana Statute of Limitations Ind. Code Ann. § 34-11-2-1 et seq. Defective Product 2 Years Iowa Iowa Statute of Limitations Iowa Code Ann. § 614.1 et seq. Auto Defect 2 Years Kansas Kansas Statute of Limitations Kan. Stat. Ann. § 60-501 et seq. Auto Defect 2 Years Kentucky Kentucky Statute of Limitations Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 413.080 et seq. Car Defect 1 Year with discovery rule Louisiana Louisiana Statute of Limitations La. Civil Code § 3492 et seq. Product Defect 1 Year Maine Maine Statute of Limitations Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 14, § 751 et seq. Car Defect 6 Years Maryland Maryland Statute of Limitations Md. Courts & Jud. Proc. Code Ann. § 5-101 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years Massachusetts Massachusetts Statute of Limitations Mass. Ann. Laws ch. 260, § 1 et seq. Defective Product Lawsuit must be filed within 3 Years Michigan Michigan Statute of Limitations Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.5801 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years Minnesota Minnesota Statute of Limitations Minn. Stat. Ann. § 541.01 et seq. Car Defect 4 Years Mississippi Mississippi Statute of Limitations Miss. Code. Ann. § 15-1-1 et seq. Car Defect 2 Year Missouri Missouri Statute of Limitations Mo. Rev. Stat. § 516.097 et seq. Car Defect 5 Years Montana Montana Statute of Limitations Mont. Code Ann. § 27-2-2021 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years Nebraska Nebraska Statute of Limitations Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-201 et seq. Car Defect 2 Years Nevada Nevada Statute of Limitations Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 11.010 et seq. Car Defect 4 Years New Hampshire New Hampshire Statute of Limitations N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:1 et seq. Car Defect 3 Year New Jersey New Jersey Statute of Limitations N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2a:14-1 et seq. Car Defect 2 Years New Mexico New Mexico Statute of Limitations N.M. Stat. Ann. § 37-1-1 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years New York New York Statute of Limitations N.Y. Civ. Prac. Laws & Rules § 201 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years North Carolina North Carolina Statute of Limitations N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-46 et seq. Car Defect 6 Years North Dakota North Dakota Statute of Limitations N.D. Cent. Code § 28-01-01 et seq. Car Defect claim must be filed within 10 Years Ohio Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Car Defect 2 Years Oklahoma Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Car Defect 2 Years Oregon Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Car Defect 2 Years Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations 42 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 5501 et seq. Car Defect 2 Years Rhode Island Rhode Island Statute of Limitations R. I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-12 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years South Carolina South Carolina Statute of Limitations S.C. Code Ann. § 15-3-510 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years South Dakota South Dakota Statute of Limitations S.D. Codified Laws Ann. § 15-2-1 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years Tennessee Tennessee Statute of Limitations Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-101 et seq. Car Defect 1 Year with discovery rule Texas Texas Statute of Limitations Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001 et seq. Car Defect 2 Years Utah Utah Statute of Limitations Utah Code Ann. § 78-12-22 et seq. Car Defect claim bust be filed within 2 Years Vermont Vermont Statute of Limitations Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 461 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years Virginia Virginia Statute of Limitations Va. Code Ann. § 8.01-228 et seq. Product liability 2 Years Washington Washington Statute of Limitations Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 4.16.005 et seq. Car Defect 3 Years West Virginia West Virginia Statute of Limitations W. Va. Code § 55-2-1 et seq. Product liability 2 Years Wisconsin Wisconsin Statute of Limitations Wis. Stat. Ann. § 893.01 et seq. Defective Product Claim must be filed within 3 Years Wyoming Wyoming Statute of Limitations Wyo. Stat. § 1-3-102 et seq. Auto Defect 4 Year

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Is my 2006 colbalt in a Canada recall…..how can l join a class action law suit….thanks Jeff

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