In California you have two (2) years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit to seek recovery. If the injury was not discovered right away, you have one year from the date that the injury was discovered. Code of Civil Procedure Sec. 335.1. If you attempt to file after the relevant statute of limitations has expired, you will not be able to seek a monetary recovery. If you have been injured in an auto accident, or if you have suffered other injuries as a result of another person’s negligence, you need to contact an experienced personal injury attorney immediately to protect your rights to compensation.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury caused by another, please contact us today at (714) 702-5222.