Valleywide Legal Blog

The Statute of Limitations Can Kill Your Malpractice Case

Every state has a statute of limitations for civil claims.  The statute, which may actually be a series of statutes, sets deadlines by which a claim must be filed or the right to sue is lost.  There are usually different … Read More

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What Are Statutes of Limitation?

It seems like every week or so we get a call from a potential client who reports that she was the victim of medical malpractice.  When we begin to ask for more details, it turns out the malpractice occurred more … Read More

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Arizona’s Notice of Claim Statute

Do you have a claim against the state of Arizona or a city or any other governmental entity or one of their employees? If you do, the Arizona state legislature has an unpleasant surprise in store for you. Rather than … Read More

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Republicans in Congress Keeping Their Promise to Gut Malpractice Suits

Politicians like to come up with misleading names for their bills.   The worse the bill is for the American People, the more lovable the name they choose to divert attention from what they are actually doing.  They are true … Read More

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Medical Malpractice Statutes of Limitations

Every medical malpractice claim in Arizona is governed by a statute of limitations. A statute of limitations (SOL) is exactly that – a statute (a law) which limits the time within which some action must be taken in order to preserve … Read More

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Medical Malpractice and the Statute of Limitations

Arizona has a two year statute of limitations for personal injury claims, including claims arising out of medical malpractice.  If you have a claim and do not file suit within the period of the statute of limitations, your suit is … Read More

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