Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
Rusk Wadlin Heppner & Martuscello, LLP Free Personal Injury Consultation
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Contact Us Now
Home > Video Gallery > How Long do I Have to Sue for Work Related Injuries?

Hudson Valley Law Firm Frequently Asked Questions Videos

How long do I have to file a premises liability claim?

Return to FAQ Videos


When I receive a call from a client, of course, I want to know, when it involves a premises liability case, where did this happen. If it’s on a, for [an] example a municipal property, then of course there’s different laws, notice periods that apply and many times in fact, one might be at a hospital and be unaware that the hospital is owned by a municipality, so it’s critical to tell the client that a claim must be noticed within ninety days from the incident in New York State involving any municipality. This would include a school, for example, and that thereafter the client would have a year and ninety days to bring a lawsuit if they felt that the case merited a lawsuit.

With respect to private landowners, we’re talking about a three year statute of limitations and suffice to say, I have situation that [happens] all too often where for whatever reason, the folks wait or delay and it’s a terrible feeling when I have to be the one to tell the person who is very hurt, that they have no claim, that they waited too long. You shouldn’t let that happen to yourself.

Share This Page:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn