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Is there a statute of limitations on when I can file a car accident claim?

Yes, there is a statute of limitation on when you can file your car accident claim. If you do not file a suit prior to the deadline, you lose your right to receive compensation for your injuries and damages. In Texas, for most personal injury accident claims, the statute of limitations is two years from the act that caused the damage (or your car accident). If, however, you were involved in an accident with a city owned bus, you have to give notice of a lawsuit to the city (or state) within 6 months.

In other words, the time you have to make a claim does vary based on the kind of claim you have, and the circumstances of the accident. To make sure you do file a lawsuit on time, talk to a knowledgeable car accident attorney.

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