Mesothelioma Lawsuit Statute of Limitations

The mesothelioma lawsuit statute of limitations imposes deadlines on mesothelioma lawsuit filings. The attorneys at The Lanier Law Firm understand these laws and will ensure that you meet each deadline and remain eligible for compensation.

A mesothelioma statute of limitations is a statutory deadline for filing a mesothelioma lawsuit. Each state sets its own civil statutes of limitations, so they vary in length. Even within the same state, the statute of limitations for different cases may vary based on their specific circumstances.

The timely filing of a mesothelioma lawsuit is crucial to recovering the compensation necessary to relieve victims and families of the financial burdens brought on by asbestos-related illnesses. The difficulties of coping with mesothelioma can cause legal matters to feel unimportant, but time is of the essence in these cases.

How long do I have to file a mesothelioma claim?

When a person is diagnosed with mesothelioma the time within which they must file a lawsuit is governed by laws called statute of limitation and that are state laws. They vary from state to state and the clock on the statute starts to run on the date of the diagnosis of mesothelioma, and every state is different. Some states have a one year statute of limitations. Some have as many as two, three or four years, so when a person is diagnosed that clock starts running on that date, so it’s important to consult with a lawyer as soon as possible, so as to not miss the opportunity to file a claim if that’s what the person wants to do.