PA Statute of Limitations
A statute of limitations is a common legal term outlining the time frame during which legal action can be taken regarding a certain legal issue. In terms of personal injury law in Pennsylvania the statute of limitations describes the time period you have to file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party or entity.
If you have been injured in a Chester County, Pennsylvania or Delaware County, Pennsylvania accident it is in your best interest to consult with our skilled Chester County Personal Injury Attorneys. Please call The Kennett Square Injury Lawyers at Donze & Donze regarding your case. They can be reached at (610) 444-8018. Or, click here to email a Media PA Accident Lawsuit Attorney. Let Donze & Donze make protecting your rights their number one priority.
There are different statutes of limitations for different areas of law. The statute of limitations for personal injury action in Pennsylvania is two years from the date of injury or accident. In limited circumstances, the courts delay the start date for the statute of limitations to a time when the injured party knew or should have known of the injury and the potential cause of the injury. This is what is known as the “discovery rule” and is seen most often in medical malpractice cases.
Accidents Resulting in Personal Injury Lawsuits
In Pennsylvania there are many types of accidents that can result in a personal injury lawsuit. These include: car accidents, trucking accidents and motorcycle accidents. Premises liability accidents, dog bites/animal attacks, slips and falls on someone’s property, retail store negligence, nursing home and treatment center abuse, assault and accidental death. If you have been injured in any of these types of accidents within the last 2 years it in your best interest to speak to a Kennett Square Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorney.
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