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Q: I slipped on black ice at someone’s home in February 2021 two days later I went to the hospital with the terrible pain.

I have to have shoulder surgery. This incident was five months ago, is it too late to file a lawsuit

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry about your accident. The description does not include a state. Five months should be within the statute of limitations of virtually any jurisdiction. However, additional information would be helpful in making a more meaningful assessment in terms of exact location, applicability of public property issues, notice of claim issues, and other elements. You could reach out to attorneys in the state where this took place - most law firms offer free initial consults on such cases. Good luck for a healthy recovery.

Tim Akpinar

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