Alma, GA asked in Health Care Law for Georgia

Q: Can Hospital sue me for a service over a year ago?

Was served papers that I am being sued from the local hospital for services that were received over a year ago. I talked to the billing department over a year ago about the bill, asked the lady to call me back as I was at work. Never received a call back. Now I am being sued for $1,096. What should I do or what can be done?

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

A: A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until a Georgia attorney could advise on specific state law about SOLs for collection, you could try to learn more details about the collection action. If the hospital's collection efforts are still timely, your options would be challenging or negotiating them, either on your own or with an attorney. Good luck

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