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  • New York State Medical Malpractice

    Statutes of Limitations in New York State Any medical malpractice action must be brought within two and a half years from the act or omission, or from the end of the continuous treatment of which the act or omission was part. Foreign object cases may be brought up to one year fro...

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  • Medical malpractice law in North Carolina

    Medical malpractice law in North Carolina imposes a three-year statute of limitations and full joint and several liability on tortfeasors, while stipulating that contributory negligence may bar recovery of damages completely. Statutes of Limitations in North Carolina In North Car...

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  • Medical malpractice law in North Dakota

    Medical malpractice law in North Dakota stipulates a 2 year statute of limitations and has replaced joint and several liability with a rule wherein each party is responsible financially only for the damages they themselves cause. Statutes of Limitations in North Dakota An action ...

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  • Montana Medical Malpractice

    Statutes of Limitations in Montana Medical malpractice actions alleging personal injury or wrongful death have to be brought within three years from the date of injury or discovery. Action cannot be brought under any circumstances more than five years from the date of the injurio...

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  • Missouri Medical Malpractice

    Missouri's Statutes of Limitations Any medical malpractice action must be brought within two years of the occurrence of the alleged malpractice, according to Mississippi law. If the claim involves a foreign object, the claimant is allowed two years from discovery to bring an acti...

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  • Mississippi Medical Malpractice

    Mississippi Medical Malpractice Provisions Mississippi State Tort Law Statute of Limitations Two years from discovery or injury Damage Award Limits $500,000 limit for non-economic damages Joint Defendant Liability Each defendant is liable for thier proportion of damage...

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  • Minnesota Medical Malpractice

    Minnesota Medical Malpractice Law Minnesota State Tort Law Statute of Limitations Four years from injury or end of treatment. Damage Award Limits No limitations on damages Joint Defendant Liability Defendants are proportionally liable for damages based on percentage of ...

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  • Michigan Medical Malpractice

    Michigan Medical Malpractice at a Glance Michigan State Tort Law Statute of Limitations Two years from injury and six months fron discovery. No suit may be brought beyond six years from injury Damage Award Limits $280,000 for non-economic damages Joint Defendant Liabil...

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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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