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Q: Does the discovery rule apply to other cases outside of malpractice?

I had a brain tumor removed about a year and a half ago and I'm just now getting back on my feet. I have missed the statute date on a case I want to file and I'm wondering how I go about filing it late - due to a serious medical issue.

Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens answered on Feb 29, 2016

The discovery rule (which varies by state) can apply to almost any tort. However, nothing in our question would implicate the discovery rule would apply.

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Q: How long after an injury do I have before a file a claim

Fell 2 years ago and broke my leg in 7 places. I had 3 surgeries and now walk with a cane

John M DeProspo
John M DeProspo answered on Apr 30, 2015

I believe the statute of limitations on personal injury cases in your state is two years. It appears your time to look into a claim has expired. You should contact a personal injury lawyer in your area for a free consultation, nevertheless.

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Q: My husband was killed after being over served at the bar. How long do i have to be able to sue the bar.
Mr. Kenneth Lee LaBore Esq.
Mr. Kenneth Lee LaBore Esq. answered on Jan 29, 2013

Statute of Limitation Questions can be complicated - I recommend that you consult with a local attorney. In general wrongful death claims have a 3 year SOL from the date of death. Liquor liability claims are called dram shop claims, which have additional requirements for notice.

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Q: Where can I find information and court case reviews regarding head injuries in professional football players?
Robert Douglas Kane Jr
Robert Douglas Kane Jr answered on Dec 17, 2010

You can visit your local law library. It probably has a subscription to either Westlaw or LexisNexis.

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