What is the personal injury statute of limitations in my state?

The Statute of Limitations, or time limits for bringing an injury claim vary from state to state.  Following is a list of the limits in each state. 

Please Note: These limits may change based on updates to state law.  Also, the individual circumstances of your claim may also impact the amount of time you have to file a claim.  You must consult with an attorney to know for sure how the statute of limitations in your state impact your claim.

 

 

 

State Statute of Limitations
Alabama 2 years
Alaska 2 years
Arizona 2 years
Arkansas 3 years
California 2 years
Colorado 2 years
Connecticut 2 years
Delaware 2 years
District of Columbia 3 years
Florida 4 years
Georgia 2 years
Hawaii 2 years
Idaho 2 years
Illinois 2 years
Indiana 2 years
Iowa 2 years
Kansas 2 years
Kentucky 1 year
Louisiana 1 year
Maine 6 years
Maryland 3 years
Massachusetts 3 years
Michigan 3 years
Minnesota 2 years
Mississippi 3 years
Missouri 5 years
Montana 3 years
Nebraska 4 years
Nevada 2 years
New Hampshire 3 years
New Jersey 2 years
New Mexico 3 years
New York 3 years
North Carolina 3 years
North Dakota 6 years (2 years for wrongful death)
Ohio 2 years
Oklahoma 2 years
Oregon 2 years
Pennsylvania 2 years
Rhode Island 3 years
South Carolina 3 years
South Dakota 3 years
Tennessee 1 year
Texas 2 years
Utah 4 years
Vermont 3 years
Virginia 2 years
Washington 3 years
West Virginia 2 years
Wisconsin 3 years
Wyoming 4 years

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