Under New York law, a minor has up to 10 years to sue for a medical malpractice. So, the statute will run out when your son turns 15. There is at least one very good lawyer in your county who handles medical malpractice cases. You should make a call immediately. These cases require thorough investigation, and should not be left until the time is about to run.
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Consult a medical malpractice lawyer in your area as soon a possible. The statute of limitations is different for minors but I would seek help as soon as you can. I am so sorry to hear about this situation. Best of luck to you.
Your lawsuit would appear to be timely based upon what you stated. If you wish, give me a call at 845 471-0044 to discuss, as we are in the same county.
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