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Can I sue if the statue of limitations of 2 years has passed.

1 Answers. Asked on May 26th, 2016 on Medical Malpractice - Virginia
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I had a dental surgery which I has resulted in me losing a tooth.
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Answered on Jun 07th, 2016 at 8:18 AM

In general, the statute of limitations will bar any claim unless suit has been filed before the two year date, unless limited tolling provisions apply to the case.

You should schedule a consultation with an attorney to review the case and see whether it is still possible to pursue a recovery.

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