What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in PA?
The statute of limitations is a rule of law that requires that legal cases be brought within a certain time period. For personal injury cases in Pennsylvania, the statute of limitations is 2 years. What that means is that you have 2 years from the date of your injury to move forward with a lawsuit in court. If you fail to file a lawsuit in court within 2 years of the date of your injury, you are usually unable to seek compensation for your injuries.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s important for you to get legal advice as soon as possible in order to protect your legal rights.