Is there a statute of limitation filing a lawsuit for a car accident
Hello and thank you for entrusting me to answer your question. The statute of limitations for personal injury actions arising from car accidents in the state of New York is 3 years from the date of the accident. See Civil Practice Laws and Rules, Art. 2, Sec. 214, which you can read here: http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&QUERYDATA=$CVP214$@TXCVP0214+&LIST=LAW+&BROWSER=BROWSER+&TOKEN=18483160+&TARGET=VIEWI sincerely XXXXX XXXXX this information helps you and I wish you the best.only rate my answer once you are 100% satisfied. If you feel the need to click either "Helped a little" or "I expected more," please stop and reply to me via the REPLY or CONTINUE CONVERSATION button with the issue you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.Finally, please bear in mind that none of the above constitutes legal advice nor is any attorney client relationship created between us.Thank you and very kindest regards.
I had a lawyer that did nothing but hold onto my case for 3 years and then he decided that he could no longer help me, I was given less than 2 months to get a new lawyer to try to handle my case. Can I sue the lawyer that initially had the case for wasting my time, which he never gave a definitive answer for why he couldn';t continue to represent me; would that make any differencein my situation.
Thank you very much for your reply.Provided the attorney gave a reasonable period of time for you to hire a new attorney and still pursue your claim, a cause of action for malpractice would not typically arise. If the attorney actually blew the deadline or "released" you a couple days before the deadline, that would be a very different story. Unfortunately, though, the obligation is still on the claimant to do everything they possibly can to file their case before the statute runs, and with two months to file the case on your own, I don't think any judge or jury would say it was the fault of the former attorney that the claim was not preserved.I am very sorry to deliver this information to you but I trust that you will appreciate an honest and direct response to your question.Despite this unfortunate news, I would be very grateful if you would give my service a positive rating so that I may receive credit for assisting you.Kindest regards.LegalPro5441080.7141439815
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