If you took Lipitor and developed diabetes, you could be facing a deadline (or what is known as a statute of limitations) to file a product liability claim against Pfizer.
What am I talking about? Different states have different rules for how long the statute of limitations is and different rules for what triggers the running of the statute. For some states that have a two year SOL, it is possible that limitations could be found to run in February which is the two year anniversary of Pfizer putting a strong diabetes warning on its it product in February, 2012.
No one knows how the SOL issues will flush out in any case. But the take home message is clear: if you are sitting home wondering whether to file a claim, the clock is ticking on your claim (and it could have already struck midnight). The best way to be safe is to call a lawyer immediately and let them investigate what the deadline is for bringing your claim. Continue reading