How long do I have to file a suit against a dentist for bad dental work?

Asked on February 12, 2016 under Malpractice Law, Arizona

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The "statute of limitations" is how long you have to file a lawsuit for a certain cause of action, or reason to sue. For medical (which includes dental) malpractice in your state, the statute of limitations is two (2) years from when the malpractice was committed; so you have two years to file.


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