My elderly parent living at independent living duplex that provided LPN on-call died of celebrex induced stomach ulcer(s)

Can I file a lawsuit on the company that makes celebrex ?

Asked on June 1, 2009 under Accident Law, Alabama


L.M., Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Yes you can, but note that the statute of limitations for product liability cases is, generally, 1 year from the date of injury. An exception exists for cases involving the exposure to or ingestion of a harmful substance over time, as you've indicated here, in which case a plaintiff may commence litigation for one year following the date the injury was or should have been discovered.

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