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  • Massachusetts Medical Malpractice

    Massachusetts Medical Malpractice at a Glance Massachusetts State Tort Law Statute of Limitations Three years from injury Damage Award Limits $500,000 for non-economic damages Joint Defendant Liability There is no separation of liability Expert Witness No provisions...

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  • Maryland Medical Malpractice

    The state of Maryland is one of the few states that follow the traditional common law doctrine of contributory negligence. The table below outline general guilines of medical malpractice suits in Maryland. For more specific information, please see the explanations of each element...

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  • Medical malpractice law in Maine

    Medical malpractice law in Maine is based on the comparative negligence doctrine and has provisions for binding arbitration. Below you will find a table outlining the general provisions foe medical malpractice suits and tort law in Maine. For more detail, each element is discusse...

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  • Medical malpractice law in Louisiana

    Medical malpractice law in Louisiana claims that injury or death must be brought forth and filed within one year of said injury or wrongful death. Common reasons for medical malpractice actions are: misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose, a failure to provide competent and appropriate...

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  • Kentucky Medical Malpractice

    Medical malpractice law in Kentucky requires that any medical malpractice action be brought forward within one year of the time of injury or fatality or when it would have reasonably been discovered (as in the case of terminal disease, or pregnancy after a vasectomy). Statutes of...

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  • Iowa Medical Malpractice

    While vastly simpler then the laws in many other states, medical malpractice law in Iowa is still governed by an occasionally confusing set of laws and precedents. The following is an introduction to basic information involved in a medical malpractice action, as well as a table t...

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  • Indiana Medical Malpractice

    This article is an introduction to the basics of medical malpractice law in Indiana. The laws of medical malpractice are very complex, but some basic information can make it easier to understand the rights and obligations involved in any malpractice suit. Indiana Medical Malprac...

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  • Statute of Limitations in Illinois

    Like any legal situation, medical malpractice law in Illinois can be complex and difficult to understand. While no article can cover everything involved, this will provide some basic information to help make the laws more understandable. Introduction to Statute of Limitations: T...

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  • Medical Malpractice law in Idaho

    The laws governing medical malpractice law in Idaho can be complex and confusing. Anyone who is anticipating involvement in a medical malpractice law suit should take the time to learn about what is involved. The following are some of the restrictions and requirements of a medica...

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  • Medical malpractice law in Hawaii 101

    Medical malpractice law in Hawaii is a very complicated matter and can bring on a great amount of stress. A malpractice case can involve any of the following cases; a misdiagnosis or a failure to diagnosis a condition or disease, it can also be that treatment was not received or ...

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