When must a Virginia wrongful death lawsuit be filed?
Virginia Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations
Under Virginia law, it is necessary to file a lawsuit within strict deadlines imposed by law. In many cases, Virginia provides for a two-year deadline also known as a Statute of Limitations. However, special circumstances apply depending on the location of death, the occupation of the decedent, and the application of special state and federal laws. Once you have missed this deadline, you will no longer be able to file a claim.
Virginia Wrongful Death Attorneys
The Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC are here to help you and your family. Our firm has helped those injured or killed in accidents that were caused by someone else’s negligence for over 35 years. Contact us to setup a free consultation, to discuss your situation 877-544-5323