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Any medical malpractice action for personal injury or wrongful death must be commenced within three years of the date of incident, date of death, or the date when the claimant knew or should have known of the alleged wrongful act. The limitation period is tolled for claimants who are minors or mentally incompetent and the threeyear period begins to run following removal of the disability.
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