FAQ

Deadlines to take into account when suffering a traffic accident.

First of all, you must bear in mind that you have 7 days to report the accident to your insurance company.

To file a complaint (criminal proceedings) you will have a maximum period of 6 months from the date of the accident.

To file a civil claim, you will have a maximum period of one year, which according to the majority jurisprudence is counted, “from the knowledge of the exact extent of your injuries.” Although in many cases it is counted from the date of the accident. To make a civil claim for material damage to the vehicle, you will have a maximum period of one year from the date of the accident.