Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Malpractice Cases
What should I do if I have been injured by the negligence of a doctor or hospital?
Is medical malpractice a common occurrence?
What is malpractice, what is not?
What does “standard of care” mean?
I signed a consent form or release. Can I still file suit?
How long do I have to bring a claim?
In the case of a wrongful death due to medical negligence, the two year wrongful death statute of limitations applies, while the one year statute of limitations controls the survival pain. The two year statute runs from the date of death.
In the case of a minor, the one-year statute of limitations begins to run on the minor’s 18th birthday.
How long does it take to receive compensation?
Why should I choose Clark, Perdue & List to represent me?
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RECENT BLOG POSTS FOR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
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