The main part of this website contains a section entitled Beware of the Statute of Limitations. Please review it for an overview and for specific state statutes. The purpose of this Legal Brief is to provide additional information.
The California statute of limitations contains many exceptions which are set forth in a great article by California attorney Matthew B. Tozer, here. The California law relating to governmental tort claims has its own statute of limitations, set forth in Mr. Tozer's article here. The California law related to filing a late claim is discussed in his article here.