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Is the tattoo place permanently closed?
Thank you for your follow up.
Unfortunately, if the tattoo business has closed and the owner is in prison, I am afraid that generally, there would not be any feasible legal recourse against anyone (since the owner of the closed business is in prison) and the only option would be to correct the tattoo at your own cost.
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I wish you the best of luck and God bless you!
I cannot tell you what to do in your case, but there is an old saying "you cannot get blood out of the stone", so generally, if the tattoo business is permanently closed and the owner is in prison, there would simply be nobody to go after for any damages / compensation under the circumstances and while I understand how frustrating and unfair such situation might seem to someone in your situation, but unfortunately, sometimes there is simply no feasible legal recourse that can be pursued and unfortunately, generally, unless there is an insurance policy
that was in force when the defective tattoo was placed and the insurance company agrees to review a claim, there could simply not be any legal recourse under similar circumstances.
I wish you the best of luck!
When did you get these two defective tattoos?
What state is this in?
Why did you wait over 5 years from the time the issue took place to address this issue??
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In which state was the shop located where you obtained these defective tattoos?
Unfortunately, Missouri statute §516.140 , has 5 year statute of limitations when it comes to personal injury, so unfortunately, generally, once 5 years from the time injury occurred has passed, any legal recourse would be barred by the statute of limitations.