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Statute of Limitations for Filing your Claim



If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury as a result of Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® you may be entitled to monetary damages. It is important to understand that any claim for injuries can be barred, and any right to sue would be lost forever, if it is not filed in a timely manner. Laws that set the amount of time an individual has to file a claim are called statutes of limitations.

In essence, a statute of limitation is a law that restricts the period of time, following certain events that an individual is allowed to file a lawsuit. These laws are in place to prevent individuals from waiting an unreasonable amount of time to file a claim. Each state has enacted its own statute of limitation and the time period for filing a claim varies in length from state to state. Cases filed after the deadline set by the statute of limitation may be dismissed by the court.

Generally speaking, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases begins to run as soon as the injury has occurred. In certain, very limited instances the time for filing can be extended however, one of the worst decisions that can be made if you or a loved one has been injured as a result of the use of Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® is to delay in contacting an attorney. The specific date that your statute of limitation begins to run can not be absolutely determined until you have retained an attorney and medical records detailing the injury have been reviewed. Waiting too long to retain an attorney may be an absolute bar to filing a claim.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a result of Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella®, you owe it to yourself to contact The Roberts Law Firm as soon as possible to discuss your case. We are representing injured parties on a contingent fee basis which means that there are no legal fees owed unless you are awarded compensation for your injury. For a free, no obligation case review please call 866-585-4570 toll free or fill out our online contact form and we will contact you to answer any of your questions. If you or a loved one has been injured or a loved one has died after using Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella® The Roberts Law Firm may be able to help.

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