Q: If abuse and negligence contributed to death in a nursing home, how many years does one have to go back and sue?
I know each state is different, I am asking for the state of Maine and wondered what the statute of limitations is for that state.
A: Most states have a 2 to 4 year statute of limitations on nursing home negligence claims. I am not licensed in Maine, so I could not tell you that state's time period to bring a nursing home abuse claim. However, delay is never a good idea if you believe you have a case. Call a local nursing home abuse attorney immediately. Almost all will provide free consultations and most work on contingency fee, so not out of pocket expense is required.
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