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Attorney didn't file suit now statue of limitations is past

1 Answers. Asked on May 21st, 2013 on Personal Injury - Indiana
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I have tried to work with the attorney group i signed a contract with for my vaginal mesh injury that required pelvic floor reconstruction surgery and a year of horrible daily pain. I was constantly reassured they were working on my case for a year when come to find out after they changed hands three times no one even ordered my medical records. Now the statue of limitations is beyond for my state since i had the vaginal mesh surgery in 2011 and the last repair in 2/2012. Am I just out of luck and the Vaginal Mesh company doesn't have to be held liable for the misery they put me thru? Makes me wonder if the Vaginal mesh company doesn't hire some attorneys to just put the case on hold till the patient can't file against them???
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Answered on May 23rd, 2013 at 9:54 AM

If the statute of limitations has passed, and your attorney(s) were negligent in allowing that to happen, you may have a claim for legal malpractice.  If you have specific questions about your case, I would be happy to discuss those with you and give you a free assessment of your case.


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