Statute of Limitations Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations refers to a statute that sets the time period during which a legal claim can be brought. Most statute of limitations laws require individuals to sue at some point during a set period... more +
Statute of Limitations refers to a statute that sets the time period during which a legal claim can be brought. Most statute of limitations laws require individuals to sue at some point during a set period usually commencing from the date of the wrong or injury or the discovery of the wrong or injury. Except for under a limited set of circumstances, if an individual does not file a suit within the specified time period, the law bars them from ever suing on that claim. less -
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Do You Know About the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in California?

Barry P. Goldberg, is called regularly about every kind of medical malpractice imaginable. Some of the first questions asked in those calls concern whether the potential claim is timely or possibly barred by the statute of...more

Court Invalidates Exception to Tolling Provision for Medical Malpractice Cases Brought by Minors

In Schroeder v. Weighall, 2014 WL 172665 (Wa., Jan. 16, 2014), the Washington Supreme Court invalidated another portion of Washington’s medical malpractice reform legislation. Specifically, the court invalidated RCW...more

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

The family of Carrie Goretzka was awarded $109 million for her wrongful death. West Penn Power Co. was found responsible for faulty splices in power lines that fell in Goretzka’s yard. When the power went out in the house,...more

Patient Rights Suffer Setback With Failure of Lavern’s Law

Patient Rights Suffer Setback With Failure of Lavern’s Law The recent failure in Albany of a measure known as “Lavern’s Law” means that New York remains one of only six states without a “date of discovery rule” for medical...more

Polsinelli Podcast - Avoiding Professional Liability [Video]

Professional Liability claims are on the rise. Inside Law speaks to Denver Shareholder Stacy Carpenter from Polsinelli about what professionals can do to minimize these kinds of claims. For more information contact Public...more

What Time Limits Apply To Medical Malpractice Lawsuits?

If you suspect medical malpractice, taking prompt legal action is important because if you do not meet the deadline (statute of limitations) to file a lawsuit, you lose your right to sue. It is wise to consult medical...more

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