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Statute of limitations (SOL) for medical malpractice

Identify and discuss the statute of limitations (SOL) for medical malpractice actions in at least two states (excluding California). Be sure to first define SOL and then identify and discuss the similarities and differences between the states. Also, discuss any damage caps on recovery as well as caps on attorneys fees. You need to include these sections:

Definition/explanation of statutes of limitation

The actual statute in two states - similarities and differences

Caps on recovery of damages by patients

Caps on attorney fees

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Identify and discuss the statute of limitations (SOL) for medical malpractice actions in at least two states (excluding California). Be sure to first define SOL and then identify and discuss the similarities and differences between the states. Also, discuss any damage caps on recovery as well as caps on attorney's fees. You need to include these sections:

I. Definition/explanation of statutes of limitation

A statute of limitation is a statute, or rule, in common law that determines the maximum period of time, after certain events take place, that someone can bring forth a lawsuit based on those events. In medical malpractice law, the statute of limitations refers to the period from the time an injury occurs or is discovered to the final date on which a medical malpractice suit can be filed. If the statute of limitations expires before a suit is filed, the defendant has the right to have the case dismissed on the grounds of ...

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Locate relevant laws to identify and discuss the statute of limitations (SOL) for medical malpractice actions in at least two states (excluding California). Be sure to first define SOL and then identify and discuss the similarities and differences between the states. Also, discuss any damage caps on recovery as well as caps on attorneys fees.

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