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The statute of limitations for a medical malpractice claim, according to
2 yrs. from reasonable discovery, 4 max.
The current version of 61-2704 is posted at http://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch61/061_027_0004.html
61-2704. Commencement of action; fees and costs; authorized only by legislative enactment; limit on number of claims. (a) An action seeking the recovery of a small claim shall be considered to have been commenced at the time a person files a written statement of the person's small claim with the clerk of the court if, within 90 days after the small claim is filed, service of process is obtained or the first publication is made for service by publication. Otherwise, the action is deemed commenced at the time of service of process or first publication. An entry of appearance shall have the same effect as service.
Plaintiff almost always needs an expert witness to prove medical malpractice.
You can get a free consultation from some of the medical malpractice attorneys listed by location here.
Please follow up on this with a local attorney.
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