What is a Statute of Limitations?

A statute of limitations is the period of time in which a lawsuit must be filed. In Florida, there is a specific period of time for each type of claim contained in the statute. For example, there is a period of time set forth in which a wrongful death claim must be filed, one for professional negligence, one for general accident claims and for other types of cases, as well.

Here are some other questions you might have about your statute of limitations:

What is the Florida Statute of Limitations for a Car Accident?

What is the Florida Statute of Limiatations for a Medical Malpractice Claim?

What is the Florida Statutue of Limitations for a Bicycle Accident?

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