What is the statute of limitations for negligence cases in New York?

For most negligence cases in New York, there is a three-year statute of limitations. This means that you need to bring your claim within three years of the date of the accident in most cases. This three-year deadline applies to construction accidents, dog bites, slip-and-fall accidents and car accidents, among other types of negligence cases.

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