Q: need to know about a past legal lawsuit
I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES FROM GOING INTO A COMA IN A mICHIGAN PRISON. i THEN WAS PLACED ON DIALYSIS AND RECOVERED 6 MONTHS LATER. tHER PRISON DOCTORS TOLD ME THAT MY CONDITION WAS FROM A DIABETIC COMA ATTACK. i BELIEVED THEM AT THAT TIME. bUT THIS YEAR i DISCOVERED THAT THEY LIED TO ME AND THAT MY INJUIES WAS CAUSED BY THEIR DOCTORS FOR A HERNIA SURGERY THEY DID ON ME MONTHS BEFORE. tHIS INCIDENT HAPPENED IN 1999 AFTER x-MAS. i WAS RELEASED FROM PRISON IN dECEMBER OF 2003. tHE STATUTE OF LIMITATION HAS RAN OUT. i WANT TO KNOW CAN i STILL SUE THEM FOR LYING ABOUT WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN 2019?
A: Contact a medical malpractice attorney. One of the issues, though, will be what your damages were? By the details of your question, it seems that you made a recovery 6 months later, and certainly while in prison, you didn't lose wages or anything of the sort to substantiate damages.
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