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When medical professionals act negligently in caring for a patient, whether they are doctors, nurses, podiatrists or dentists, the kind of claim one brings against them is one for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice is a special kind of negligence action that only applies to medical professionals who make medical mistakes. For more information visit – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Exceptions of medical malpractice


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Exceptionsof Medical Malpractice
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Claiming a medical malpractice compensation
is not very simple. It has many laws and rules
behind it. In USA, every state has different law
structure. The states allow the limitation to
start from the time of discovery. Here we point
out some states and the exceptions for medical
malpractice.
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Alabama
6 months from discovery of injury. In no
event may a suit be filed more than 4 years after
the act.
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Washington
One year after discovery of injury.
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Utah
In no event may a suit be filed 4 years
after the date of injury.
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California
One year from the time of discovery.
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Florida
In no event may you file after 4 years
after date of injury.
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Georgia
In no event can a person bring action after
5 years from date of act.
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Illinois
In no event may an action be filed more
than 4 years after the date of injury.
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Maryland
3 years from the time of discovery.
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Nevada
2 years after discovery, whichever is
earliest.
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Alaska
Discovery rule applies, this means that the
statute of limitation does not start until the
person discovers the injury. All actions must be
brought within 10 years, regardless of the
discovery rule.
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Kansas
If the injury was not discovered within the
time frame, then you have 4 years from the time
of discovery to file.
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It is very important that you hire a
medical malpractice lawyer, when you are facing
any injury from negligence. They will have the
full knowledge of all rules and loopholes to get
the maximum compensation for you.
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If you have been ill-treated in some way
because of medical carelessness, you can acquire
compensation for it. There are a lot of
procedures before getting the compensation. If
you want to report a medical malpractice lawsuit,
you definitely should know all its related
details. At this time you need a lawyer who
practices in medical cases. New Jersey Medical
Malpractice Lawyer firm is an experienced law
firm which deals with medical malpractice cases.

http//njmedicallawyer.com
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