Columbia, MO asked in Personal Injury for Missouri

Q: I am experiencing symptoms related to an injury in 1991 and 94. Can I still file on that claim?

I live in Mo but the claim was filed in Texas.

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A: With the caveat that I practice in Florida, I'd say it's unlikely that the statute of limitations for personal injuries in Texas is over 20 years. Generally, personal injury statutes of limitations are under 5 years. Now, there are exceptions for certain instances, e.g. malpractice, in which the time limit doesn't start counting down until you know about the damages. However, it doesn't seem like that is your situation.

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