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New York Statute of Limitations
The time limits are different for different types of claims. They also differ from state to state. If you are considering a medical malpractice lawsuit and the medical negligence occurred in New York, even if you no longer live in New York, you should contact a New York medical malpractice attorney who knows medical malpractice statute of limitations in New York.
The medical malpractice attorneys at Powers & Santola, LLP., handle medical negligence cases against individual health care providers, as well as hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes in New York State. Our results speak for themselves: we have achieved millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for people who suffered serious injury and families who lost a loved one.
General Time Limits For Filing a Medical Malpractice Suit in New York
In New York State, the general rule is that a medical malpractice lawsuit must be brought within two and a half years of the act or omission constituting malpractice. (Read the text of the specific New York medical malpractice law.) There are some exceptions to the general rule:
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