What is the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Connecticut Dram Shop Action for Injury or Wrongful Death Caused by a Drunk or Intoxicated Driver?

Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 30-102, the statute of limitations for filing a Connecticut lawsuit for a violation of the Connecticut Dram Shop statute against the seller of alcohol for serious injury or death caused by an intoxicated or drunk driver is only ONE YEAR from the date the alcohol was sold.

Note well: this one year statute of limitations is different from the statute of limitations for bringing a regular personal injury action for an accident involving an auto, car, motorcycle, or truck. The statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit against a drunk, negligent, speeding, or reckless driver is two years from the date of the accident.

If you have suffered a significant injury or loss in a car, motorcycle, or truck accident caused by a drunk, negligent, reckless, or speeding driver, please contact our Auto Accidents Law Group to arrange a free and confidential consultation.

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