Am I due compensation from abuse I suffered as a minor in school?

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Am I due compensation from abuse I suffered as a minor in school?

I am a 49 year old man. As a child in MI attending grade school approximately 30 years ago, I was emotionally abused by a teacher in which action was taken to remove me from that class. Also, in this same time period I was physically assaulted in an extreme manner; I was

Asked on February 25, 2019 under Personal Injury, Florida

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, you are long past the statute of limitations, or time to bring a legal action, which is only three years in MI. That would be three years from, at most, when you became a legal adult at age 18 and could file your own lawsuit (were not dependent on your parent or legal guardian to bring it for you), so the statute of limitations passed by the time you were 21--or 28 years ago. Once the statutory period has passed, you can no longer bring a lawsuit.


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