Statutes of limitations will bar legitimate medical malpractice cases in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. How long do you have for your medical malpractice case?

Every so often I get this call and I hate it.

I just spoke to someone about a medical malpractice issue in Prince George's County Maryland.  It certainly seemed like they had a legitimate case against the doctor and hospital for causing a serious, life threatening injury.  The person would probably be able to get medical care and treatment, medications, therapy they needed from the resources the malpractice case would generate.

Except for one thing.

The statute of limitations had expired.  You see, if you want to sue a doctor or hospital in Prince George's County or anywhere else, there are time limits for doing so, called statutes of limitations.  Here's a link to the Maryland medical malpractice statute of limitations.

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