How Long Do I have to File a Yaz Lawsuit:Depending on the state or jurisdiction in which you reside the time limitations can be different. For Example a Product Liability cause do action in the state of California is generally 2 years from the date of the date of the injury or the date where the victim has knowledge of the injury taking place. However in the State of Main a plaintiff has 6 years from the date of the injury to file a claim against manufacturers of defective pharmaceutical products.
What if I live in a different state?Most product liability cases dealing with defective drug side-effects including Yaz are handled in Federal Court not State Courts. Cases handled in Federal Court are not based on jurisdiction. Thus for Examples this allows an attorney from California to represent a client any other state in the Nation. In such a case our offices coordinate with you and obtain permission to access necessary medical data in order to evaluate and analyze your case. After analyzing the facts and details pertaining to your case, we will file with the proper Federal Court and begin pursuing your case. It is important that you keep all medical records, prescriptions, names of doctors and hospitals you have visited for review. To speak directly with Mr. Farid Yahgoubtil our resident Attorney handling Yaz Side Effects claims call toll free (855)385-2529.
Tolling of Statute of Limitations:In some instances jurisdictions may allow for a tolling (or halting) of the statutory period. Some reasons that can be used to toll the statute of limitations include.
- Mental Incapacitation: The injured party was mentally incompetent during the time which the statute is running.
- Physical Incapacitation: The injured party was physically incapacitated and thus incapable of filing a claim. during the statutory timeline.
- Manifestation of the Injury took Place After the Negligent Act: In individual is unaware that an injury has taken place until a later period.
- Minor Status of the Injured: The Injured party was a minor under the age of 18 when the cause of action took place.