Is There A Time Limit In Which I Need To File A Lawsuit For Medical Malpractice?
Actions by a minor shall be commenced within three years from the date of the alleged wrongful act except that actions by a minor under the age of six years must be commenced within three years or prior to his eighth birthday whichever provides a longer period. Such time limitation shall be tolled for minors for any period during which parent or guardian and defendant`s insurer or health care provider have committed fraud or collusion in the failure to bring an action on behalf of the injured minor for professional negligence.
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