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Time limits for personal injury and wrongful death claims in Georgia.

In Georgia, the standard limitation period for filing a personal injury lawsuit is two years, with a four-year limit for loss of consortium claim by the spouse of the injured person.

O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33 states: “Except as otherwise provided in this article, actions for injuries to the person shall be brought within two years after the right of action accrues, except for injuries to the reputation, which shall be brought within one year after the right of action accrues, and except for actions for injuries to the person involving loss of consortium, which shall be brought within four years after