Ask Andy The Statute Of Limitations

Andrew NeuwirthAsk Andy Podcast

In Pennsylvania, you have two years to file suit on your personal injury claim. If you fail to file in two years, you can never bring a case. There are exceptions such as the date of discovery or age of majority, but generally we want to be filing cases well ahead of the period running. There is also the state tort claims statute that governs suits against cities and has its own shorter time limit.