I was involved in an accident on a property almost 1 year ago. Is it too late to find a lawyer to handle the insurance claim?
The statute of limitations to file a lawsuit against a private party is two years. The statute of limitations against a public entity requires you to file a government claim within six months after the occurrence of the incident. Consult an attorney immediately because the statutory time frames for a government claim after the claim is filed are complicated; and consultations are generally free. Best of luck!
It's not too late if your suit is against a private party, although the insurance company will naturally be curious as to why you did not bring the claim earlier. Did you obtain medical treatment after the accident? Do you have any way of proving your injuries?
You'd be wise to consult with a local attorney to determine your best course of action.
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