I just had glass pulled out of my face from an accident 25 yrs ago is the hospital responsible that stitched me up.

the area of the stitches turned black 2 weeks ago and swollen. could feel something coming out tonight went to er had cscan it stated foreign object have piece of glass that was taken out

Medford, MA -

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David J. McCormick

David J. McCormick

Personal Injury Lawyer - Milwaukee, WI
Answered

Since it has been over 25 years your time to file any lawsuit has long passed.

Sorry.

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I'm glad that you are ok, and a lawsuit against the hospital would be fruitless.

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Jeffrey Mark Adams

Jeffrey Mark Adams

Car / Auto Accident Lawyer - Bronx, NY
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Any tolling provision has likely run. Even if not, the problem, fortunately, as you describe was inconsequential. Happy new year.

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David McCormack

David McCormack

Personal Injury Lawyer - Boston, MA
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Based on your description, both the statute of limitations and the statute of repose have lapsed and you would not be able to bring a claim.

George Charles Samiotes

George Charles Samiotes

Personal Injury Lawyer - Wayland, MA
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In Massachusetts you normally have three years to bring a negligence lawsuit against a hospital. However, when the negligence and harm are inherently unknowable the running of the three year period begins on the happening of an event likely to put you on notice. Depending on the facts of your case you may be able to argue that the three year period has not run out yet because only until recently were you put on notice.

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Michael Shemtoub

Michael Shemtoub

Car / Auto Accident Lawyer - Los Angeles, CA
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I am sorry for what you have been through. However, your time frame to file a lawsuit has expired.
Good Luck

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