If I am injured, should I call a lawyer right away?

Updated March 13, 2023.

Yes, if possible. There are time limitations that apply to bringing a claim, some as short as 90 days. There are also time limits to claims for insurance benefits, some as short as 30 days. Some reports may need to be filed in as little as 10 days. There may be information or evidence that needs to be preserved. We may want to photograph the scene of your injury before it changes. You may need to file a claim for insurance benefits.

Special time limits apply to claims brought on behalf of children, including those injured at birth. Because these time limits may not be as long as one might expect, it is important to act quickly. Lacy Katzen LLP’s personal injury attorneys can help you determine if you have time to file a personal injury claim.


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