I was suffering from clinical depression. An illness which erodes rational judgment. A contract which stripped me of my interest in the company I had created along with an invention which was making millions for the company was presented to me and which I signed. The person responsible for the act was aware that I was depressed. Following this terrible act I became more depressed and only years later did I recover (spring of this year).
Can I expect to have a right to sue and a likelihood of some success?
I would say a very hesitant maybe...if they took advantage of your incapacity you may have a claim but you will need a lot of documentation to support your position.
The statute of limitations has probably run on any claim you might have had. If not, unless the person stood in a fiduciary relationship with you, your chances of success are minimal. In all circumstances, you would need substantial proof of undue influence. It is not the type of case an attorney would take on contingency.
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