Greenbelt, MD asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Maryland

Q: What court and state can I sue if I reside in Maryland and was injured at Walmart in Kansas?

On August 23, 2020 while on vacation Plaintiff was injured (cut of left arm) at a Walmart store in the State of Kansas. However, Plaintiff resides in the State of Maryland. What are the statute of limitations and what state can the plaintiff file his complaint?

2 Lawyer Answers
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
Answered
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You sue in Kansas, in the court having jurisdiction over the location of the Walmart involved; or you can sue Walmart in Arkansas in the county where it has its corporate headquarters (not recommended). You need a Kansas lawyer in the county (or nearby) where the Walmart store is located, who handles personal injury actions. They can advise you on the statute of limitations there.

Eric Todd Kirk
Eric Todd Kirk
Answered
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Kansas, most likely.

Consult a lawyer there regarding the SOL.

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