Saint Paul, MN asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Minnesota

Q: Does the discovery rule apply to other cases outside of malpractice?

I had a brain tumor removed about a year and a half ago and I'm just now getting back on my feet. I have missed the statute date on a case I want to file and I'm wondering how I go about filing it late - due to a serious medical issue.

1 Lawyer Answer

A: The discovery rule (which varies by state) can apply to almost any tort. However, nothing in our question would implicate the discovery rule would apply.

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