What can I do?
2 attorney answers
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.
Please do not message me for further advice or call my former law firm if you have any further questions. If you are in need of an attorney to assist you, please search for another attorney in the jurisdiction involved in your case, as I am now retired, and my former law firm is no longer handling these types of cases. I am active on AVVO and answer questions only as a public service at this point.
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