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What Is the Time Limit for Filing a Personal Injury Claim in Florida

Two Years From the Date of Injury, Unless . . .


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The law is very specific about time limitations when it comes to personal injury cases. You could have as little as two years from the date of your injury to file a claim for personal injury damages. If you fail to file your claim within the statute of limitations, you lose your right to seek compensation from the responsible party or parties.

But let’s say you didn’t realize right away that you were hurt because it wasn’t until you visited the doctor five years later that your doctor discovered a few irregularities. What then? Do you not have a recourse?  Exceptions to two year rule on filing Personal Injury Cases.


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