As a victim of medical malpractice in Arizona there are three important things you need to know before filing a case.
#1 Seek Professional Legal Advice
First, medical malpractice includes as a wide range of problems. From more serious cases of surgical and spinal cord injuries to medication errors and misdiagnosis of a patient. No matter what injury you have sustained if it was caused by a medical professional seek legal advice.
#2 Don’t Wait To File a Claim
The next thing you need to know about Arizona medical malpractice is most claims fall under a specific time frame. The majority of malpractice suits must be filed within two years of an incident.
#3 Affidavit of Merit
Finally, when filing a malpractice claim you will be required to supply an affidavit of merit by an outside medical professional. The affidavit shows support for your claim and provides evidence of merit for it to be heard in court. This documentation must be filed within 60 days of a malpractice case being filed in court.
Malpractice laws vary state to state, so it is vital to get an expert in Arizona law to represent you in your case. Contact Dr. Grysen today at 800-727-1470 or by email to get support in your medical malpractice lawsuit.