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Evansville Personal Injury Attorneys: Indiana Statute of Limitations

One thing you should keep in mind regardless of your type of claim is Indiana’s statute of limitations for personal injuries. A statute of limitations limits the amount of time a given party has to file a given claim. Statutes of limitations apply in criminal law as well as civil law. In criminal law, when the statute of limitations is reached, the government can no longer prosecute an alleged perpetrator of a given crime.

The same concept applies in personal injury claims. When the statute of limitations elapses, you no longer have the option of filing a lawsuit. If you try to do so, the courts will reject your claim outright. For personal injury claims in Indian, the limit is two years from the date on which the injury occurred.

The statute of limitations is another reason why it is so important to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an injury. If you don’t have an attorney, the defending party may try to drag out negotiations until the statute of limitations is reached. At that point, it will be too late to file a lawsuit. If you do have an attorney on your side, however, the defending party will know that your attorney will help you comply with the statute of limitations, which will bring them to the negotiating table in good faith.

Importantly, there are exceptions to the general two-year limitations period. To avoid missing out on a potential statute of limitations exception, give your lawyer as much information as possible. Better yet, ask about statute of limitations exceptions specifically.

Why Choose Gerling Law’s Evansville Injury Lawyer Team?

As you read this, the Evansville personal injury lawyers at Gerling Law Injury Attorneys are standing by to help you win your case. There are quite a few different personal injury lawyers that you can choose from, but not all lawyers are created equally.

At Gerling Law, we set ourselves apart from the competition with one key element: experience. Many of our firm’s attorneys have decades of success as personal injury attorneys under their belt. Drawing on that experience, our attorneys get results.

With our experience on your side, it doesn’t matter who you are up against. Whether it is an individual who caused your injury or a large corporate entity, Gerling Law’s Evansville personal injury lawyers have the right experience to help you get the justice you deserve.

Don’t wait to get your claim started. Contact us today, tell us your story, and we’ll get right to work.

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