The time frame that you must file a claim within differs based on the type of act or omission that your claim is based upon. Typically, a claim based upon negligence in the State of Minnesota must be instated within 6-years of the occurrence of the event. Depending on your specific set of facts and circumstances that surround your possible claim, there may be additional notice requirements to the possible defendants. Additionally, if your claim is based on product liability or an intentional act, the suitable time frame is much shorter.
You should contact an attorney before accepting any settlement from the insurance company.
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I suggest that you immediately contact a personal injury attorney in your area and determined the statute of limitations that applies to your incident. Most personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation and I suggest you take advantage of that service. Do not delay in seeking counsel.
Mr. Lundeen is licensed to practice law in Florida and Vermont. The response herein is not legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The response is in the form of legal education and is intended to provide general information about the matter in question. Oftentimes the question does not include significant and important facts and timelines that, if known, could significantly change the reply and make it unsuitable. Mr. Lundeen advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in their state in order to ensure that proper advice is received.