If I fell through the ground walking out of a building 15 years ago and I went to the ER with injuries which have worsened over the years, is it to late for me to sue?

Asked on April 15, 2015 under Personal Injury, New York


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

It is unfortuntely far too late for you to sue. The statute of limitations (SOL), or time period within which you must bring a lawsuit for perosnal injuries in your state is only three (3) years. Once more than three years have gone by, you are not allowed to sue. After 15 years, there is nothing legally you can do.

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