It is possible that CA has a statute which extends the limitations period when a fraud is involved. Consult with a local personal injury/elder law attorney to determine if there is still a viable claim.
You should contact an attorney right away. Although misrepresentations may toll a Statute of Limiatations on a personal injury case, a State Investigator is not an eyewitness, and their report is irrelevant to you discovering the "injury." You discovered it first, and that is why they invesgitated is what I assume. Therefore, when the injury happend the statute started to run, unless they told you point blank, "Don't worry the Statute is not running!" Last, even if you have a good argument for the SOL, it may still be in contention in trial, and all of the costs and fees associated with the trial could still be lost.
You need to contact a lawyer immediately. Statute of Limitations and Claims Statutes for governmental entities and employess are generally different then third party cases. Don't sleep on your rights or spending time posting. You need good legal representation now.
Do not delay
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I don't see from your fact statement where you personally have a cause of action, regardless of the statute of limitations. That doesn't mean that nothing is being done. There may well be a criminal investigation going on.
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You're dealing with a Gov't Tort claim here, which typically has a 6 months claims statute for Personal Injury claims. There are a myriad of public entity immunities you will need to recon with as well, including a Misrepresentation Immunity found at Govt. Code section 818.8. Definitely don't do this on your own, get a lawyer to evaluate the claim.