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It's been 3 weeks since my car accident now I am realizing I can barely get out of bed and walk is it to late to sue

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Not too late - obtain a personal injury attorney ASAP. Insurance claims adjuster is going to argue delay in treatment, but a good attorney will be able to handle that. Good luck

This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.


Start with hiring a good attorney. Also, you may start seeing a doctor. A delay in such situation can be fatal to your subsequent claims, but it is still possible to avoid an irreparable situation in this case.

Only see a licensed attorney before you make any decision. This answer may not be perfect in any given situation. However, more fact may be required by your local attorney. If you are in Las Vegas, you are welcome to send your questions regarding Chapter 7, or 13 to Attorney Malik Ahmad at or or by calling (702) 270-9100. In many cases, we do not charge initial consultation fee.


It is not uncommon to residual back pain a few weeks after the accident. Seek an experienced personal injury attorney in your area ASAP. Discuss your case, in detail, with him or her.

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No, you have up to two years to file for relief. You should contact a personal injury attorney immediately. There are links below for your consideration.

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No it is not too late to get an attorney and seek treatment.

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It's not too late, but retain one of the distinguished lawyers in your state above for representation asap.

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