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I was involved in a truck accident in Austin. Is there a deadline I have to meet to file a lawsuit?

In Texas, you have approximately two years to file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations runs out. However, there are exceptions to this rule that depend on the nature of and the circumstances of the case. In some cases, you may have to act in as little as 45 days following a wreck. To discuss the deadline for filing under the applicable code it is a good idea to connect with a competent personal injury attorney with experience in handling trucking accident cases.

In most instances, trucking accident cases tend to involve more than one party and may include the trucker, the trucking company, a third-party truck owner, the owner of the freight onboard the truck at the time of the accident, the mechanic working on the truck and a whole multitude of insurance companies and other attorneys. Jurisdiction in trucking accident cases may also be an issue.

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