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What Is The Time Limit For Filing A Claim?

A medical malpractice action for injury or death must be brought within one year from the date the claimant discovered the negligent act, but no more than three years from the date of injury. For retained foreign body cases, the statute is tolled until the claimant discovers or should have discovered the injury.

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