FAQ – Time Limits

How much time do I have to file a lawsuit if I’ve been injured?

There is a window of opportunity in which you need to file a lawsuit if you’ve been injured, called a statute of limitations. Depending on the specific type of cause, the State of New York prescribes different time limits on when one can pursue legal action. If you wait longer than this to begin legal action, you will not be allowed to do so. There are some exceptions which allow this period to be extended, but it’s best not to wait any longer than necessary to begin any legal action you may be considering.

The law allows for you to be fairly compensated if you or a loved one has been injured through the fault of someone else’s negligence. Contact the New York personal lawyers of Lisa Michael and Associates, P.C., at (212) 776-1800 immediately to begin your free initial consultation and get yourself on the path to recovering the financial rewards you may be entitled to.