My husband was hit by my sisters boyfriend with a car. My husband has had surgeries and my sisters boyfriend did about 3 months in jail. Nothing else was done. It has hit the 2 year mark. The original lawyer just tried to get the insurance information and was not successful and then dropped him when the 2years time was almost up. Is there anything we can do to get medical bills or for his pain and suffering. Since the accident he has mot been able to work.
Well, you may have a problem here, as the statute of limitations in Texas is two (2) years, which, based on your post, has apparently passed.
If your attorney advised you of the statute of limitations and you did nothing, you are going to be out of luck. If the attorney advised you of the statute of limitations just a day or so before the statute of limitations, then you may have a case of malpractice here.
I would discuss the issues with an attorney in your area who specializes in malpractice to get a more definitive answer. Use the "Find a lawyer" link at the top of the screen for the names of some malpractice attorneys near you.
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