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Injured in a NYC Municipal Hospital; Can You File a Late Claim? Attorney Gerry Oginski Explains

Posted by attorney Gerald Oginski

You suffered an injury in a NYC municipal hospital. Maybe it was Jacobi Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, North Central Bronx, Queens General, Kings County Hospital or another one of the hospitals owned and operated by New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.

In New York, as of October 2012, you typically have only 90 days from the date of the wrongdoing within which to file a "notice of claim" against New York City health and hospitals Corporation. (That time can change and you cannot rely on that info when you watch this video days, weeks, months or even years later).

What happens if you only realize you may have a valid medical malpractice case after the 90 days have passed? Can you still file a claim against the hospital?

It is vitally important to realize that if you intend to bring a lawsuit against one of the municipal hospitals owned and operated by NYCHHC, there is an absolute requirement to file a timely 'notice of claim' first. This video explores the steps that must be taken if more than 90 days have passed.

Watch the video to learn more...

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