Medical Malpractice

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Types of Medical Malpractice Claims in Montana

Medical malpractice claims in Montana are similar to personal injury claims in that there are deadlines by which an injured person needs to file a claim. Unfortunately, Medical malpractice is not always immediately apparent and thus victims of medical malpractice often times have their claims barred by Montana’s 2-year statute of limitations.

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Ask a Montana Personal Injury Attorney: Medical Malpractice

By Anders Blewett

Medical malpractice cases can be an uphill battle in Montana. The Montana legislature has imposed a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages resulting from injuries caused by acts of medical negligence. Additionally, it can be very expensive to bring medical malpractice cases in Montana because out-of-state medical experts are typically required to establish the standard of medical care and determine whether the patient’s injuries were caused by a violation of this medical standard. Given this, a skilled Montana personal injury attorney is essential to pursuing a medical malpractice suit. In order to overcome the potential pitfalls along the way, it’s important to know as much as you can about medical malpractice: what is medical malpractice, what is the statute of limitations, what limits are imposed on malpractice damages, and how a malpractice lawyer can benefit you.

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