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How Does the Statute of Limitations Affect Medical Malpractice Claims
How Does the Statute of Limitations Affect Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice law is designed for patients to seek damages if they’ve been injured by the negligence of a medical professional. However, there are limits to what causes of action can be brought to civil court. One of the main restrictions is the statute of limitations. ...

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    Doctors and hospital administrators in Missouri and nationally understandably have an obsession with getting things rights and avoiding errors, given ...

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