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Personal injury claims have to be commenced within 3 years of the date of the accident/injury or the date upon which the claimant could reasonably have been aware that s/he had suffered injury as consequence of the negligence of another person.
You could argue that this is the first time that you have reasonable knowledge of a potential claim but 30 years is an awfully long time.
You will also need to establish that what you suspect is true and that will involve getting a doctor to confirm that what happened then is responsible for your suffering today or at least is a major cause.
As such it is difficult if not impossible to advise whether such a claim will be successful because it is dependent on medical evidence showing a link between the 2.