I am a practicing physician and a patient tried to run me over when she left the office. I ran out after her because I was obsessed with her and had been following her for 3 years. She still tried to run me down and pleaded guilty in a court of law to simple assault/ the assault happened in 2008. She recently came into a very large sum of money over $80million. I would like to sue for all of the money. I am entitled.
There is a statute of limitations problem. Also, $80m as damages on such a matter is NOT going to happen.
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That being said, it appears that the statute of limitations (2 years) has run on your claim, if you have one. Even if you did, there is no way that $80mm would be awarded by a court, or upheld on appeal. It does not mean that what happened was either right or legal, but only that there is likely no current legal remedy you can obtain.
/Christopher E. Ezold/
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Perhaps I am reading this incorrectly, are you actually admitting to stalking a patient for three years? That oddity aside, and the limitations issues already pointed out by my colleagues, you would nevertheless have to establish some form of damages. Almost getting hit doesn’t amount to much.
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