I had a motor vehicle accident in the spring of 2007 in Brevard county, Florida. Is it too late to bring suit for my injuries?
It appears that the statute of limitations for motor vehicle cases in Florida is 4 years. However, you should IMMEDIATELY consult with an attorney. Your limitations period is looming and you should take action now. Do not delay by trying to work with a claims adjuster at this point. They will undoubtedly try to delay you until your limitation period has expired.
No. The statute of limitations in Florida for negligence is four years from the date of the negligent act.
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The Statute of Limitations for a negligence action in Florida is 4 years. However, if your auto accident involves a claim against your own insurance carrier for potential UM benefits and it is brought as a breach of contract, you may have up to 5 years after the date of loss.
You should contact a lawyer immediately if you are considering a claim.
Florida has a four-year statute of limitations. You should consult with an attorney now.
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