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Medical malpractice claims are subject to statutes of limitations and repose in Massachusetts

By on April 15, 2017

Plaintiff loses appeal for injury-at-birth claim Sometimes after a lawsuit is commenced, facts will emerge through the discovery process identifying new claims or additional defendants. When that happens, under procedural rules, a Plaintiff can file a motion to amend the complaint and add facts, parties or causes of action. In Massachusetts, such amendments to the […]

Massachusetts Adopts the Continuing Treatment Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Claims

By on December 25, 2016
Turn to attorney Bob Allison for legal assistance with a medical malpractice claim.

Statute of Limitations: Continuing Treatment In Massachusetts the statute of limitations for medical malpractice actions is three years from the date the injured party knew or reasonably should have known that he or she had been harmed by the conduct of the medical provider. However, in a recent case, the state’s highest court for the […]