How long after my claim reaches the statute of limitations do I have to be served papers if I am being sued?

Question Details: I rear-ended an elderly man and his wife, who were pulling a boat. There were originally 3 claims, 1 for each person due to soft tissue damage and 1 for the vehicle. The last time I spoke to my claims adjustor, they told me 2 of the 3 claims were closed but 1 bodily injury claim was still open and that was all they could tell me. The person I rear ended has had an attorney from the beginning. We have reached the statute of limitations in my state 3 days ago. How long do they have to actually serve me with papers if i am being sued? How will I know if I am or am not being sued? I know they would've had to have filed the lawsuit before the statute of limitations has been reached but have so many days to serve papers.

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