What is the North Carolina personal injury statute of limitations? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in North Carolina is 3 years. (NC Gen. Stat. § 1-52). For claims involving personal injuries of all types, injured parties must bring a civil lawsuit within 3 years of sustaining their injuries. If claims are not brought within their statute of limitations period they will be time barred by the court. If you have questions about your personal injury claim within this time frame contact our firm.