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What is the statue of limitations on a board of education non injury, negligence case

Teaneck, NJ |

a 5 year old was able to leave school and cross a 4 way intersection

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  1. Under the NJ Tort Claims Act you have 90 days to file a Notice of Claim with the public entity, i.e. the school district.


  2. The school district is a public entity, so Under the NJ Tort Claims Act (the law against public entities) you have 90 days to file a Notice of Claim with the public entity, i.e. the school district. This should be done certified and regular mail, or by hand delivery. This only preserves your right to sue. You then have 2 years from the date of the incident to file suit..... This is complex Hire a lawyer

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  3. You must file a Title 59 Notice within 90 days, but in all candor, how are you going to quantify damages?

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