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

Asked about 1 year ago - Portsmouth, VA

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  1. James Donald Garrett

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    Answered . 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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  2. Malik W. Ahmad

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    Answered . 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.

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  3. Michael R Crosner

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    Answered . 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

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  4. Matthew C Simon

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    Answered . 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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  5. Randy William Ferguson

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

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  6. Christian K. Lassen II

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

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