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Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

In Massachusetts, the general statute of limitations for tort, personal injury and medical malpractice actions is Generally (check for updates always!) 3 years but there are many exceptions so consultation with an attorney is critical! Mass. Gen. Law ch. 260, § 4. A cause of action for medical malpractice accrues when a plaintiff learns, or should have found out, that they have been injured by a defendant's negligent medical conduct; Special exceptions exist for a variety of cases by statute. There are special rules for minors (a minor under the full age of six years "shall have until his ninth birthday in which the action may be commenced, but in no event shall any such action be commenced more than seven years" after occurrence) see M.G.L.A. 231 § 60D

Contingency Fee Contract - All of our Medical cases are taken on a Contingent fee basis. That means you pay no fee or costs unless/untill we win your case for you.

Our clients have successfully collected millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for injuries caused by medical negligence. If you have been injured by a Doctors Negligence, please contact us for a free case evaluation.
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