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What is the statute of limitations for a Michigan medical malpractice case?

In Michigan, there is a statute of limitations for a Michigan medical malpractice case. Under the law, a person injured due to a medical malpractice must generally file a lawsuit within two years of the date of the negligent act. If the negligent act is discovered after the two year period, you may have an additional six month to file your lawsuit under the "discovery rule".

If you fail to meet these deadlines, your case may be destroyed forever and you cannot sue for your injuries.

In medical malpractice cases involving minors or legally incapacitated persons, the limitations periods are often longer. When there is a wrongful death claim the period is also often extended.

It is essential that you contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer immediately for your case due to the strict statute of limitations in Michigan. Waiting too long to contact an attorney and file your medical malpractice lawsuit, may be the difference between a settlement and no settlement at all. Do not take the chance of your case being barred forever due to not meeting Michigan’s statute of limitations. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our top-rated award winning Michigan medical malpractice attorneys.

We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to prove and win your case. We will also hire qualified medical experts to review the medical records and testify in support the negligent medical care case. Our medical malpractice law team has received significant settlements for victims of medical malpractice. We can do the same for you. Call today for your free consultation.

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