When medical malpractice results in injury or death, the injured party or loved ones may have a claim. The doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider may be liable. They may be liable for damages if they fail to uphold a certain standard of care.
The time limit for bringing a claim for medical malpractice in the State of Florida is two (2) years is two years from the date a person knew, or should have known with the exercise of reasonable diligence, that an injury has occurred and same was the result of medical malpractice. In no instance, can a claim be brought more than four years after the date of actual incident of malpractice, unless there is fraud, concealment, or misrepresentation.
As such, if you believe that you or a loved one have been injured as the result of medical negligence, contact Zen 4 Law and Nikki Kavouklis, a medical malpractice lawyer, right away today to discuss your options.