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I had a settlement agreement with a gas company in the 1980's as a 3 year old child who suffered burns. My parents represented me and the settlement was very small and put into a structured annuity. Is this something that could be revisited?

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Alabama

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Nothing. Just considering it now as it seems unjust.

Submitted: 19 days ago.Category: Personal Injury Law
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This likely may not be revisited because of the settlement agreement, but also the Statute of Limitations, which would have begun running once you reached the age of majority. The statute in Alabama is two years for negligent personal injury. So once you turned 18, you had two years to file any claim for personal injury.

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