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Hello, I have two questions. One is brief: what is the statute of limitations on medical malpractice?

Lawyer's Assistant: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you have copies of the medical records?

Minnesota

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed? If so, what?

No, I was recently injured by tech assistants when readying for a procedure.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I am disabled in a wheelchair.

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The statute of of limitations for medical malpractice in Minnesota is four years from the date that the action accrues. Rev. Stat. 541.076.

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