Rick Morrow learned a lesson in civil law the hard way.
In Tennessee, the statute of limitations to bring a lawsuit is a year from the incident.
Morrow claims that on Nov. 7, 2015, he was injured when he bit into a McDonald’s hamburger and was stuck by what appeared to be a hypodermic needle.
His lawsuit against the restaurant, however, wasn’t filed in Roane County Circuit Court until Nov. 17 of this year.
“We filed, but it was like 10 days late, so we just voluntarily dismissed it,” Morrow said.