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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in New York?
The New York Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims In New York, the personal injury statute of limitations is generally 3 years from the date that your injury occurred. So, if you were injured on January 1, 2023, you would have until January 1, 2026 to file your lawsuit. A statute of limitations puts a time limit on filing a lawsuit. This time clock usually begins to run...READ MORE
The Basics of New York’s No-Fault Insurance System
The term “No-fault” can cause confusion. New York operates under a no-fault insurance system. Let’s look at what that means, and importantly, what it doesn’t mean. New York is a No-Fault Insurance State. What Does That Mean? New York is a no-fault state. This means that we have a system of rules in place to make sure that people injured in car accidents have medical, lost wage, and out-of-pocket insurance...READ MORE
How to Sue for Pain & Suffering Under New York’s No-Fault System
New York is a “no-fault” state. This means that the legislature has set up a system of rules to ensure that people who are injured in car crashes have medical coverage. In other words, it is health insurance for people who are injured in car accidents. When the New York legislature gave us these no-fault benefits, they took away our right to sue for every little bump or bruise. ...READ MORE
How Do I Get a Copy of My Accident Report From the NYPD?
If you were in an auto accident in New York City, you should obtain a copy of your NYPD accident report as soon as possible. Your accident report from the NYPD recounts the events leading to your accident, the aftermath of the crash, and usually identifies the responsible party. Accident reports serve as strong evidence in your claim, especially if you decide to file a lawsuit. If the NYPD...READ MORE
How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim in NY?
In New York, you have three years to file a lawsuit seeking bodily injury damages from the car accident date. This deadline is known as the statute of limitations for personal injury claims. It is important to note that the clock starts ticking on the accident date, not the injury date. However, this is not an absolute deadline for every car accident. Certain exceptions could extend or decrease your...READ MORE