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What are the statute of limitation for medical malpractice?

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Answered on Feb 21st, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Generally, two years from the time of the injury. There are some exceptions.

However, Medical Negligence cases are very expensive to pursue so most attorneys will not simply take a case without sufficient time to explore the viability of your claim v. costs.

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