what are the time limitations for suing another individual on my own, who's domestic violence/sexual abuse had caused me long term pain and suffering?
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Under California's code of civil procedures, a domestic violence victim has three years from the date of injury to file a personal-injury suit against the perpetrator
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In California the ordinary statute of limitations for perosnal injury is two (2) years from the date of injury, there are some modifications for cases like medical malpractice, etc.
If you can show the claim is a result of Domestic Violence, then the claim period is three (3) years.
i would not recommend suing on your own, get a lawyer and do it the right way, and maximize your rights of recovery.
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Generally in California a lawsuit for personal injuries must be brought within 2 years of the injuries. However, facts of the case may cause this general rule to change. I would recommend consulting with a personal injury attorney to evaluate your case.
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THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN CALIFORNIA IS 2 YEARS FOR PERSONAL BODILY INJURY AND THREE YEARS FOR PROPERTY LOSS. BEST OF LUCK.
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