How long after a dog bite do I have to claim? 19 Answers as of October 21, 2013

I was bitten by a dog, while housekeeping in a hotel. It's been a year can I still file?

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Law Ofices of Edwin K. Niles | Edwin K. Niles
Two year statute of limitations.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/21/2013
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Yes, if you have a claim.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 10/21/2013
Pete Leehey Law Firm, P.C.
Pete Leehey Law Firm, P.C. | Pete Leehey
The statute of limitations for a personal injury action (such as the one you describe) is two years from the date of the incident.
Answer Applies to: Iowa
Replied: 10/21/2013
Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A.
Law Offices of John W. Merting, P.A. | John W. Merting
$ years in Florida, but suggest you not wait that long.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 10/21/2013
Andrew T. Velonis, P.C.
Andrew T. Velonis, P.C. | Andrew Velonis
In NY it's three years as against the dog owner, two for the worker's compensation claim.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 10/21/2013
    Kelaher Law Offices, P.A.
    Kelaher Law Offices, P.A. | James P Kelaher
    The statute of limitations for dog bites in Florida is 4 years, and the owner of the dog is strictly liable to any person the dog bites.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 10/18/2013
    Chen Kasher, Esq.
    Chen Kasher, Esq. | Chen Kasher
    Yes, you have a good claim, assuming you did not provoke the dog. You have 2 years from the date of the accident, but you should not delay.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 10/18/2013
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