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As with most things in this life, there are limits on how long you can take to decide that you should sue someone for injuring you. Traditionally you had to sue (ie file a claim in a Court) within three years of the date you were injured.
As part of your personal injury claim you will be asked to go to a medical examination probably both on behalf of your solicitor and on behalf of the insurance company. The following will help you understand the examination and your part in it.