How long after an automatic fireplace blew up in my face can I sue the company, landlord and or gas and electric?

UPDATED: May 23, 2019

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How long after an automatic fireplace blew up in my face can I sue the company, landlord and or gas and electric?

resulted injuries are permanent, life threatening
at the time, caused ptsd and disfigurement

Asked on May 23, 2019 under Personal Injury, Michigan

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In your state (Michigan), the statute of limitations (SOL) for a lawsuit over an injury to a person is three years. That is calculated as three years from the date of the event or incident causing the injury--so in  this case, three years from the explosion. Once more than three years have passed, a lawsuit would be barred by the SOL.


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