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I just had surgery for endometriosis from a c-section I had 12yrs ago. It's was 5cms. can I sue?

Pittsburgh, PA |

For years I was told it was period pains

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I expect you are way too late.
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The statute of limitations in Pennsylvania is 2 years from when you knew you were injured or from when you reasonably should have discovered the injury based upon the signs and symptoms associated with the injury. I believe that you would have a difficult time convincing a jury that you were not aware that somethinfg was wrong for the last 12 years. However, every case is different and you should consult with a local attorney specializing in medical malpractice cases.

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I would say from the facts you set forth, no.

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Just to be safe, check with Bill Caroselli in Pittsburgh.

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The statute of limitations in my state is 2 years with exceptions.

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