It depends on the type of personal injury claim. In most auto accident personal injury cases, for example, you have one year from the date of the accident to bring a claim. This however, is not a hard and fast rule and there may be exceptions depending on your particular injuries.
In the wake of an offshore injury, maritime workers are often left with more questions than answers. Who will pay for my medical treatment? How will I pay my bills while I recover? Will I ever be able to return to work? While all of these questions are extremely important, one of the first things you need to do before you do anything else is determine which law applies to your specific case.