What are the statute of limitations for a Car Accident? In Virginia a party has two years from the date of loss to pursue their rights to compensation. Essentially, you will need to either settle the case or file a lawsuit within two years to protect your rights. Do not wait that long though, because it often takes time for an attorney to prepare a case for litigation. Some attorneys will not even take a case if it is too close to the statute of limitations.
There are exceptions to the Statute of Limitations, such as a tolling of the statute. This is typically only applicable when there is another proceeding involved. In any event you should call me for a free consultation, Personal Injury Attorney.
The answer to this question is highly dependant on a myraid of factors. For example, the medical treatment involved. The permancy of the injuries. Any aggrivating factors such as drunk driving or aggressive dirving. The facts of you car accidnet case my require a speacial analysis and you should contact a personal injury attorney.