<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face=" Arial, Verdana, Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by KATHY WELCH:
I AM 51 YRS. OLD, AND WAS JUST TOLD I HAVE SEVER EMPHYSEMA. THE DR. SAID IF THIS HAD BEEN CAUGHT WHEN I WAS IN MY 30'S OR 40'S, it would not be this bad. I HAVE BEEN TREATED FOR MY LUNGS SINCE I WAS IN MY 20' CAN I DO ANY THING ABOUT THE NEGLECT?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Do you see that writing in RED, above? Without a State name, we can't even attempt to assist you, if we're even able to assist you at all. Laws are different everywhere.
However, generally speaking, most States have up to a 3 year Statute of Limitiations for Medical Malpractice, starting from the time a patient should have "reasonably" been aware of the malpractice, but in no event longer than 3 years after the treatment.
So, in summary, I think with this much passage of time, you're out of luck.
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