Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit Michigan medical malpractice lawyers recently became more complicated due to a recent court opinion in Michigan. Victims of medical mistakes and hospital errors must now pursue their claims against U of M Hospital much more quickly than in the past. This new decision may forever bar the bringing of a meritorious lawsuit based upon a legal technicality.
In a recent case, Ramsay v. Board of Regents of the University of Michigan, (Unpublished Case No. 303794, April 17, 2012), the Michigan Court of Appeals held that the family of a man that died at the University of Michigan from alleged medical malpractice only had six (6) months from the time of his death in which to file a required Notice of Intent against U of M.
Although other applicable medical malpractice and wrongful death statutes generally provide victims of medical malpractice a much longer period of time in which to file their claims, the Court of Appeals dismissed the family’s lawsuit for their failing to file the Notice of Intent against U of M within six months.
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It is very important to contact an attorney as soon as you believe you may have a medical malpractice claim against U of M Hospital. Even a slightly delay in pursuing a case may result in a missed deadline. When that happens, your claims will be barred forever.
Call our experienced medical malpractice lawyers now at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your legal rights in a medical malpractice claim. We will answer all of your questions for free and without any obligation. If you choose us as the lawyers for your case, we will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means that we do not charge any legal fees unless we obtain a settlement for you.
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