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When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer?

It is a good idea to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible when you have sustained a serious injury and are thinking about pursuing a claim against the negligent individual or entity. We recommend that you speak with our attorneys right away because we have the experience to guide you and help you navigate filing deadlines.

Important Deadlines For Filing Injury Claims In New York

New York has instituted deadlines for filing different types of injury claims:

  • Personal injury – In order to bring a claim for a personal injury, you have to file a lawsuit within three years of the date of negligence.
  • Medical malpractice – The deadline is two years and six months after the alleged negligent act or omission, although this time limitation can be extended in certain limited situations.
  • Wrongful death – The deadline is two years after the person’s death.

If you are bringing a claim against governmental agencies, municipalities and/or a state-owned hospital, you must serve notice within 90 days of the accident or malpractice in order to preserve the right to bring a lawsuit. Talk to our attorneys at DeMore Law Firm, PLLC, before time passes to make sure you are well informed on your legal options.

Why Choose DeMore Law Firm, PLLC?

How do injury victims choose the right personal injury law firm? You want the right experience, legal knowledge, and professionalism on your side when you are considering bringing a claim. That is why our clients in Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Albany and the state choose DeMore Law Firm, PLLC. The reason is simple: we will fight to get you the justice you deserve.

Our legal team has experience representing cases where people ended up sustaining serious injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Brain injuries
  • Coma
  • Amputations
  • Herniations
  • Fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Internal injuries/internal bleeding
  • Neurological damage
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injuries / paralysis
  • Vascular injuries

Sadly, in some cases we have handled, our clients’ loved ones have passed away as a result of the negligence of another party. Undeniably, these accidents can leave a terrible impact on our clients’ and their families. At times like these, you can rely on our lawyers to seek the highest compensation possible.

The Power Of Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers

Never think you are alone! Since 2015, our firm has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients. While a monetary recovery is important, we believe it is equally as important that our clients get the justice they deserve.

At DeMore Law Firm, PLLC, we know that life can be unfair and accidents happen. That is why we are here to help you pursue financial compensation and the justice you deserve. Our goal is to provide you with the right compassion and guidance that will ensure that you are properly compensated for your injuries. Call 315-413-7000 or send us an email to make arrangements for a free case evaluation.