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What is the statute of limitations to bring a Florida auto accident case?

The statute of limitations for a Florida auto accident case can be very difficult to determine. In fact, in one particular case, there could be multiple statute of limitations. For example, there's a two year statute of limitations in the case of a wrongful death. There's a three year statue of limitations in a case the involves sovereign immunity in the State of Florida. There's a four year statute of limitations for an auto accident against a third party, and there's actually a five year statute of limitations if you're going against your own insurance company. You can see that, in the case of the last two for example, you may have a third party claim with a four year statute of limitations at the same time as a five year statute of limitations against your own insurance company. Basically, we always recommend hiring an experienced personal injury attorney shortly after your accident to take a look at the statute of limitations for your particular case so that way they can guide you.

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