Small Claims Louisiana, the most you can recover in small claims court again depends on where the suit is filed. If you file suit in a City Court, the most you can get paid is $3,000, If you file suit in a Justice of the Peace Court, the most you can recover is $5,000.
If your claim is a little over these amounts, you may want to consider filing in small claims anyway and forget about recovering the full amount. It will be faster, easier, and less expensive than filing suit in another court.
If your claim is a lot more these amounts, you may want to talk to attorney to see what your chances are of recovering the full amount in another court..
The statute of limitations is how long you have to file a lawsuit after something happens. The time period is based upon the type of claim you have. For example, if you were injured in a car accident, you generally have one year from the date of the accident to file a "personal injury" lawsuit in Louisiana.
The time periods can be shorter or longer, depending on your case. So, to be safe, you should file your lawsuit as soon as possible.
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