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What is the time limitation for filing a personal injury claim in California?

time limitation for filing a personal injury claim

In California, victims generally have two years from the date of the injury to file an action or their right to sue may be forever barred. However, the time limit may be shortened or lengthened depending on particular circumstances and the entities involved.

Therefore, plaintiffs are advised to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to make sure their claims are properly preserved.

For quality legal representation, please contact our personal injury attorneys at Sacramento & Elk Grove-based O'Brien & Zehnder Law Firm by calling 1-800-722-4176 or send us an email and someone from our office will be in touch with you shortly.

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