I just got a you must pay in full from a debt collector company, I was researching and I believe the statute of limitations on medical bills for the state of Idaho is 7 years.
So my question is my outstanding medical bills are from 2005, and I have just now gotten something from this company that they want to collect now. I gave them some money today just because I don’t want them to try and sue me and tack on attorney fees too… So by doing so if the limitations for them to collect was up and I gave them money any way does that mean that I now am admitting that I owe this debt and have to pay it or is there a way to get out of it completely?
it is my understanding that when you make a payment you start the statute of limitations clock all over again.
You’d have to check with an attorney licensed in your state for a definitive answer though.
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