06-25-2015

How the Statute of Limitations Can Kill Your Injury Case

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Not paying close attention to the Statute of Limitations can kill your injury case.

Rigid legal timelines call the “Statute of Limitations,” can prevent a victim from ever going to court. Insurance companies make use of this time limitation whenever they can do so. Failure to act in a timely manner can be a complete bar to your right to recover anything for your injuries suffered as a result of the negligent actions of another.

In North Carolina, the typical negligence claim must be filed in court within three years of the date of the accident. A wrongful death action must be filed even sooner. Typically, the lawsuit must be filed within two years of the date the victim was killed.

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