Statute Of Limitations For Lawsuits On Car Accidents In Georgia
Generally and after the expiration of that period of time, you are forever barred from filing a legal action for that specific claim. There are, however, a few technical exceptions which are best explained by an Atlanta, Georgia attorney. The bottom line – do not delay in consulting with a Georgia attorney to protect your rights once you are injured in an accident.
You have a maximum of 2 years after the date on which you were in an automobile accident in the State of Georgia to file a lawsuit and pursue your claim for damages and injuries. Once this time period has expired and if a lawsuit has not already been filed for your personal injuries, generally, you will have lost forever your right to make your claim. At that point, neither the person who caused your injuries nor the insurance company are obligated pay for your damages and injuries.
If you are injured in an accident, whether in a car, truck or other vehicle or even by slip and fall, you need the services of an Atlanta, Georgia personal injury attorney. There are complex laws that may apply, such as comparative negligence, last clear chance doctrine, assumption of the risk and other legal issues that may affect the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact the Law Office Of Sidney Weinstein, 24/7, for a free accident and personal injury consultation by calling 404-522-3108. We can come to you at your home or any of the Atlanta, Georgia area hospitals including Grady Memorial Hospital and Atlanta Medical Center.