How Long Do I Have To File a Lawsuit After Being Injured?

December 9, 2010

If you live in Florida and are injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you have a limited amount of time to file an injury claim. The Florida statute of limitations for a personal injury case is 4 years.

By statute, the limitations period begins to run from the date the injury is, or should have been, discovered.

This means that if you discover an injury from a previous incident, you can file a personal injury claim up to 4 years from the date you are made aware of the injury. Read more