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Procrastination is legally bad for you

You don’t want to procrastinate if you have a personal injury claim.  Statutes of limitations are laws that set the maximum time  after an event when legal proceedings may be initiated.  When the period of time specified in a statute of limitations passes, a claim can no longer be filed.

What is the statute of limitations on a personal injury claim?  That depends on where the incident occurred.  If the incident occurred in the State of Washington you have 3 years.  In other states such as Oregon and California, the statute of limitation is 2 years.  The biggest wildcard is if the incident occurred on tribal lands.  Each tribal court can have its own statute of limitation, some as low as 6 months.

So procrastinating on a personal injury claim is not good for you.  If you think you have a personal injury claim, contact an attorney for a FREE consultation as soon as possible.

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