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Is there a time frame within which a claim must be made?
Sands of Time Running Out
Typically, a victim of medical malpractice has a limited period of time (determined by Statutes of Limitations and Statutes of Repose) in which to file a medical malpractice claim in court, or they are forever barred from succeeding on their claim and from recovering. In some states, this time period may be one (1) year or less. Although exceptions may exist in certain instances, each exception is fact-sensitive and requires the analysis of a qualified attorney to determine if they are applicable. In addition, given the complexities of medical malpractice cases and the need for a thorough medical and legal analysis before it can be determined that a claim should be filed, waiting until the end of the period in which one must file a claim could deprive the attorney sufficient time to complete a review of the case in a timely fashion. Anyone who suspects they may be a victim of medical malpractice should thus immediately contact a qualified attorney.

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Law Office of Joseph A. Hernandez
675 VFW Parkway #312
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: (781) 461-9400
Toll free: (866) 461-9400
Email: Free-Consultation@Cancer-Malpractice-Law.com
Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Helping victims of medical malpractice nationally.



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