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How Long Do You Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

a courthouse against a blue skyThose who have been injured in an accident caused by another’s negligence have the opportunity to file a personal injury claim and recover damages from the responsible party.

This ensures that the injured individual does not have to pay for the consequences of an accident that wasn’t their fault.

It’s in your best interest to know the limitations you have to file a personal injury claim, including your state’s statute of limitations.

Statute of Limitations in Missouri and Kansas

The statute of limitations for a personal injury claim varies from state to state.

In Missouri, generally, you have five years from the date of the accident and injury to file a claim. In Kansas, generally, you have two years.

Why File a Personal Injury Claim?

After an accident and injury, filing a personal injury claim can benefit you in several ways, including the following:

  • You may recover compensation from the liable party so you don’t have to pay for sudden medical bills and lost wages on your own.

  • You may hold the negligent party accountable for their actions, thereby reducing their chances of acting recklessly in the future and harming someone else.

  • Many law firms, including DiPasquale Moore, operate on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay your attorneys until they win money for you.

Our Kansas City and Topeka personal injury attorneys are here to represent you every step of the way. We’ll provide the aggressive and experienced representation you need while you focus on recovering from your injuries.

Contact DiPasquale Moore today at (888) 743-1030 to schedule a free case evaluation.


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