what if The Statute of Limitations for my case has run Out – Exceptions to Timely Filing of a LawsuitCourts allow for a Tolling, or temporary halting of a statute of limitations in certain circumstances. Some of the most common instances where a statute of limitations has been tolled by courts are as follows.
- Where the injury to the individual was not know or could not have been known until a later time.
- Mental or physical incapacitation of the victim.
- The injured party was under the age of 18 – minors usually have a certain period of time based on the jurisdiction where they reside to file a claim after their 18th birthday.