You hit the nail on the head as far as the exception to statute of limitations rules. The existing lawsuit is likely settled, so you would have to file a new one. You need a product defect attorney.
Contact a personal injury in NV to discuss your case, specifically the statute of limitations in NV.
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Contact a car accident attorney. The issue is whether your case is within the statute of limitations or any exceptions or whether the case was previously finalized by settlement. Discuss this issue with a car accident attorney in your area.
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