Irrespective of what sort of accident you have been involved in, be it a motor vehicle crash, a slip and fall, a workplace injury or an injury resulting from medical malpractice, we understand your situation.
Our stellar Delaware accident lawyers, who can be found on USAttorneys.com which is a fabulous website that helps people out when they are in despair, are judicious, motivated, and highly qualified to represent you in an accident or personal injury claim and ensure that you walk away from the litigation with the compensation that you rightfully deserve.
Why you need to file early
If you were involved in an accident that caused damages or losses and you believe that the accident occurred because of someone else’s fault or negligence then the state law in Delaware permits you to file a civil lawsuit against the liable parties.
However, this lawsuit, be it a personal injury lawsuit, a property damage lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit, will need to be filed within a specified date or time period from the day that the accident or incident occurs. This is called the statute of limitations. You cannot sit on this indefinitely. Though why would you? It rarely happens but most people do not wait to sue but nonetheless, there is a statute of limitations in place just in case someone does delay pursuing this legal matter.
Every state has a statute of limitations and the time period may vary. In Delaware, the statute of limitations is two years for injury and malpractice related claims.
Two years might seem like sufficient time, but the fact is that compiling a lawsuit, gathering evidence, putting together all the necessary documentation, carrying out a thorough investigation, summoning witnesses, and so forth are all things that are time consuming and need to be done before you can submit or bring forward a civil lawsuit against the negligent parties. Therefore, the earlier you get started the better.
In case two years has passed since the accident, then despite your claim being legitimate, it will be duly dismissed by the civil court on the basis that the statute of limitations has expired and there will be nothing you can do about it.
Therefore, it is imperative that you reach out to a legal counselor as soon as you can to get working on your claim effectively. This is the first step towards making sure you go down the right legal path and be able to support your claims with substantial evidence, which can have a major influence on the amount of compensation you receive.
We deal with all types of accident cases
Our legal professionals represent clients who need help in a variety of cases including:
- Workers compensation – If your company has laid you off because of an injury you sustained while on duty, you can sue them so you can be paid for your missed time at work, pain and suffering, medical costs, and the list continues. Now if you have seen the show The Wire, season 2, where the large box fell on the pier worker’s legs crushing them, that would be a workplace injury for sure. Though it is not shown or explained whose fault it was.
- Car accidents – If you were hurt in a car accident caused due to someone else being negligent or reckless
- Motorcycle accidents – Delaware has among the highest number of motorcyclists. Did you get into an accident while riding one?
- Trucking accidents – Commercial truck accidents can be catastrophic and can cause extensive damages, we can help.
Connect with us today and we will put you through to one of our top Delaware accident legal pros. You can contact us via email and we will you back shortly during normal business hours.