It is unfortunate when the actions of a medical professional causes harm to, or the death of, a patient under their care. Incidents involving the failure of a medical practitioner to properly perform their duties falls under the laws governing medical malpractice.
Before seeking a medical malpractice action, a number of considerations need to be met. Statutes and rules vary from one state to another. A Statute of Limitations exists in the majority of states, so you must try to have your claim processed according to state requirements. Depending on the state, as well as other factors, the timeline for the statute of limitations will begin to run the moment that the negligence occurred – while other states and factors allow the statute of limitations to begin at the moment the patient should have discovered the injury. If your lawsuit is not timely filed, it can be dismissed by the court.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS MAY BE RELATED TO SITUATIONS OF:
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