What qualifies as medical malpractice?
As with many areas of the law, the answer to this question always depends on the specifics of your case. That's why the attorneys at Rodman Law Office offer free consultations with clients so that we can examine the details of your situation at no cost to you before going over your options and outlining the best way to move forward. With that in mind, it's important to remember that medical malpractice is essentially any instance where a healthcare professional or entity negligently harms a patient during the course of treatment. Proving negligence can sometimes be a challenge, which is why it's important to have an attorney who has experience investigating medical malpractice cases.
Does Texas have a statute of limitations on medical malpractice lawsuits?
Yes, medical malpractice lawsuits are governed by a statute of limitations in the state of Texas. This places a time limit on how long a patient can wait while still being eligible to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. According to Texas law, a patient who has been injured during treatment must file suit within two years after the incident occurred. If it cannot be determined when the specific incident occurred, then the statute of limitations is set to two years after completion of treatment or hospitalization.
Due to the strict time limits set on medical malpractice lawsuits in the state of Texas, it is critical to begin the process of filing suit as soon as possible. If you or someone you love has been the victim of medical malpractice, call the Rodman Law Office today to begin a free consultation. We can examine the details of your case and walk you through the next steps to help you seek justice.