Medical Malpractice cases are a unique type of personal injury claim in Florida. You only have two years from the date you were injured to make a claim.The two year time limit also known as the statute of limitations is much shorter than most other injury claims. For example a car accident victim has up to four years to present a claim. Do not hesitate to contact an attorney immediately to discuss your Medical Malpractice case. The short statute of limitations and the time it will take an attorney to investigate your case means that you must consult a lawyer right away. Medical Malpractice cases tend to be more complicated and more costly than most other personal injury cases. If you feel your medical provider injured you your claim must be thoroughly investigated.
Before initiating a claim for Medical Malpractice your attorney must file the opinion of a licensed medical expert stating that your medical provider was negligent in your care or treatment and that such negligence resulted in injury to you, the claimant. As noted above if your were injured by a medical provider your time to make a claim is short, the attorney will have to investigate your claim and hire an expert to state whether Medical Malpractice occurred. Do not lose your rights. Call now.