Little Rock, AR asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Arkansas

Q: I just found out that my father suffered from bed sores before he passed away.

Can I still sue the nursing home he was in?

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Michael Darren O'Quinn
Michael Darren O'Quinn
  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: It depends on the statute of limitations in your jurisdiction. For example, in Arkansas a medical negligence/nursing home neglect lawsuits must generally be filed within a 2 year statute of limitations (running from date of negligence, i.e. acts and omissions that caused the bedsores, not date of death). Each had stste can be different. Let me know if the negligence was in Arkansas and I can provide more detail. Thanks, Darren.

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