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Statute of Limitations NuvaRing Lawsuit – DVT Pulmonary Embolism

NuvaRing is a contraceptive birth control vaginal insertion devise linked to an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis leading to pulmonary embolisms of the lung and blood clots. Victims of defective medications and medical devices have the right to file a product liability claim against all designers, manufactures and distributors associated with the dangerous product. Sadly because of a failure to file a claim within the Statutory permitted time period victims of defective products are not able to have their day in court. Statute of Limitations For Filing a Product Liability Claim: The time period to file a claim for injuries caused by a defective products, including NuvaRing devices, is based on the jurisdiction where there injury took place. For example under California Statute of Limitations Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq. a plaintiff (who is a California resident and sustained injured in the state) has two years from the date of the injury to file a claim for civil damages. What if the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Lawsuit – Tolling of the Statute: Under certain circumstances court will allow for a tolling (or halting) of the statute of limitations. Some of the most common situation where a court will permit a tolling of the statutory period for filing a lawsuit include
  • Mental Incapacitation following the injury
  • Physical Incapacitation following the injury
  • The injury did not manifest itself until a later time – under these circumstances the statute of limitations will run from the date where the injured party knew or should have known of the injury
Legal Assistance – Who Can Represent Me: Most defective product cases dealing with defective medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs are handled in Federal Court. This allows an attorney a jurisdiction other than the one you live in to represent you in federal court. For example a California law firm is able to represent a client in Florida. How We Can Help You: 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. Below is a list of the Statute of Limitations for defective products in all United States jurisdictions. Alabama Alabama Statute of Limitations Ala. Code § 6-2-2 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Alaska Alaska Statute of Limitations Alaska Stat. § 09.10.010 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Arizona Arizona Statute of Limitations Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 12-541 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Arkansas Arkansas Statute of Limitations Ark. Code Ann. § 16-56-101 et seq. Medical device Case: 3 Years California California Statute of Limitations Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 312 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Colorado Colorado Statute of Limitations can be found at Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-80-102 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Connecticut Connecticut Statute of Limitations Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 52-575 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Washington D.C. District of Columbia Statute of Limitations D.C. Code § 12-301 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Florida Florida Statute of Limitations Fla. Stat. Ann. § 95.011 et seq. Products Liability 4 Years Georgia Georgia Statute of Limitations Ga. Code Ann. § 9-3-20 et seq. Medical device Case: 2 Years Hawaii Hawaii Statute of Limitations Haw. Rev. Stat. § 657-1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years with discovery rule Idaho Idaho Statute of Limitations Idaho Code § 5-201 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years   Illinois Illinois Statute of Limitations 735 Ill. Comp. Stat. 5/13-201 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Indiana Indiana Statute of Limitations Ind. Code Ann. § 34-11-2-1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Iowa Iowa Statute of Limitations Iowa Code Ann. § 614.1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Kansas Kansas Statute of Limitations Kan. Stat. Ann. § 60-501 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Kentucky Kentucky Statute of Limitations Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 413.080 et seq. Products Liability 1 Year with discovery rule Louisiana Louisiana Statute of Limitations La. Civil Code § 3492 et seq. Products Liability 1 Year Maine Maine Statute of Limitations Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 14, § 751 et seq. Products Liability 6 Years Maryland Maryland Statute of Limitations Md. Courts & Jud. Proc. Code Ann. § 5-101 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Massachusetts Massachusetts Statute of Limitations Mass. Ann. Laws ch. 260, § 1 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Michigan Michigan Statute of Limitations Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.5801 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Minnesota Minnesota Statute of Limitations Minn. Stat. Ann. § 541.01 et seq. Products Liability 4 Years Mississippi Mississippi Statute of Limitations Miss. Code. Ann. § 15-1-1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Year Missouri Missouri Statute of Limitations Mo. Rev. Stat. § 516.097 et seq. Products Liability 5 Years Montana Montana Statute of Limitations Mont. Code Ann. § 27-2-2021 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Nebraska Nebraska Statute of Limitations Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-201 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Nevada Nevada Statute of Limitations Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 11.010 et seq. Products Liability 4 Years New Hampshire New Hampshire Statute of Limitations N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 508:1 et seq. Products Liability 3 Year New Jersey New Jersey Statute of Limitations N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2a:14-1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years New Mexico New Mexico Statute of Limitations N.M. Stat. Ann. § 37-1-1 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years New York New York Statute of Limitations N.Y. Civ. Prac. Laws & Rules § 201 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years North Carolina North Carolina Statute of Limitations N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1-46 et seq. Products Liability 6 Years North Dakota North Dakota Statute of Limitations N.D. Cent. Code § 28-01-01 et seq. Products Liability 10 Years Ohio Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Products Liability 2 Years Oklahoma Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Products Liability 2 Years Oregon Ohio Statute of Limitations Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2305.03 et Products Liability 2 Years Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations 42 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 5501 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Rhode Island Rhode Island Statute of Limitations R. I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-12 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years South Carolina South Carolina Statute of Limitations S.C. Code Ann. § 15-3-510 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years South Dakota South Dakota Statute of Limitations S.D. Codified Laws Ann. § 15-2-1 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Tennessee Tennessee Statute of Limitations Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-101 et seq. Products Liability 1 Year with discovery rule Texas Texas Statute of Limitations Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Utah Utah Statute of Limitations Utah Code Ann. § 78-12-22 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Vermont Vermont Statute of Limitations Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12, § 461 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Virginia Virginia Statute of Limitations Va. Code Ann. § 8.01-228 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Washington Washington Statute of Limitations Wash. Rev. Code Ann. § 4.16.005 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years West Virginia West Virginia Statute of Limitations W. Va. Code § 55-2-1 et seq. Products Liability 2 Years Wisconsin Wisconsin Statute of Limitations Wis. Stat. Ann. § 893.01 et seq. Products Liability 3 Years Wyoming Wyoming Statute of Limitations Wyo. Stat. § 1-3-102 et seq. Products Liability 4 Year

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