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Is there a statute of limitations if I fell on someone's property?

Question Details: We were in the process of buying a house and during the inspection, I fell on the steps that the homeowners did not shovel or de-ice, even though they knew we were going to be coming. We have since bought the house and it has been 4 months now and I may need surgery on my hand. Is it possible to sue the previous owners for negligence?

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