Is the Statue of Limitations Different When a Child is Injured?
In New York, there are statutes of limitation for every kind of civil action or civil case.
A lawsuit in New York must be brought within three years of the accident involving negligence.
In New York, the statute of limitations on does not start to run until the child reaches 18 years of age.
Therefore, a child injured in a car accident has until his or her 21st birthday to start a lawsuit.
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