DEAR JEFF: I was in an automobile accident that was not my fault, and I was not hurt, but the other driver’s insurance company has never fixed my car. How long do I have to sue them? Thanks, “Wrecked.”

Dear “Wrecked”: According to the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, a person must bring suit for property damage or personal injury not later than two years after the date of the accident. Any suit filed after that date will be barred by limitations.

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