Damaged car in parking lot 3 years ago.

My wife sideswiped a car in a parking lot about 3 years ago. We exchanged information with the gentleman and agreed to pay for repairs. He call us about every 6 months to again ask for our address to send a bill and he never does. What is the statute of limitations for this type of auto damage in the State of NJ? Thank you.

Asked on May 19, 2009 under Accident Law, New Jersey

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

The time limit to sue for damage to property is six years, under N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1.


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