Asked by user in Washington.
I took this medication 2008 to 2015 and still have side effects from it including liver disease, kidney, and thyroid diseases.
Generally speaking, the statute of limitations for defective drugs is 3 years. In other words, you have 3 years from the date the injury occurs to file a lawsuit. However, if the injury is discovered later, the “discovery rule” allows for a 1-year statute of limitations from the date of discovery.
Without more information, I can’t tell you for certain whether you can still file a lawsuit. I would recommend meeting with a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible. Most initial consultations are free and the attorney will be able to review your case in detail and let you know whether you can still file a lawsuit.
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