two years, but consult with a CA attorney to confirm.
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2 years from the date of the accident to file an injury claim. 3 years from the date of the accident to file a property damage claim.
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C.C.P. Section 335.1. "Within two years: An action for assault, battery, or injury to, or for the death of, an individual caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another." The statute may be tolled for reasons of insanity, minority, imprisonment, absence in the state, etc.
C.C.P. Section 338 further states, "Within three years: (a) An action upon a liability created by statute, other than a penalty or forfeiture; (b) An action for trespass upon or injury to real property; (c) (1) An action for taking, detaining, or injuring any goods or chattels, including actions for the specific recovery of personal property."
You should consult an attorney about the time limit that applies to the facts of your specific case.
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Under Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq.
2 years for Personal Injury (this includes injury automobile accident)
3 years for damages to Personal Property...
For other states, here is a link: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/statute-of-limitations-state-laws-chart-29941.html
I agree with Mona Deldar
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