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The Statute of Limitations is the part of the law that gives injured people a deadline to file their lawsuit. After the deadline passes, you cannot file a lawsuit, even if you are completely in the right and the other person is completely in the wrong.
In Tennessee, the Statute of Limitations is one year.
You were injured a year and half ago.
I suspect that, sadly, you have no rights to sue the department store any more. However, there are sometimes ways to get around the Statute of Limitations. From what you have said in your question I cannot see where the exception to the one-year rule could possible help you, but you never know.
You need to go and speak with a Personal Injury lawyer NOW. RIGHT NOW. Good luck.
You should seek the counsel of a Memphis personal injury attorney. Tennessee has a one-year statute of limitations for filing personal injury claims. It would behoove you to take action quickly as with time evidence can be lost, employees quit and disappear, and memories fade. Please let me know if I can be of assistance to you.
Your fact situation and medical condition are rather complex, and you should see an attormey immediately. The adjuster may be friendly enough, but make no mistake about it: he/she works for the insurance company and job #1 is to close the claim for as little cost as possible. Moreover, you may already have problems if your claim occurred more than a year ago (it is hard to tell from your question precisely when the incident occurred). You need to see an attorney immediately.
Your friends are correct - you have a fairly serious injury apparently complicated by pre-existing medical conditions. I used to train adjusters - you will never obtain a settlement that will come close to that obtained with the assistance of a good local personal injury attorney. Most offer free consultations & handle these cases on a contingency basis (no recovery, no fee) Hope you feel better. Good luck
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