Is there a statue of limitations on filing a case of neglect for a nursing home in Prince Georges County Maryland?

My Father passed away May 21 2016.Is it to late to file a case?

Asked on June 15, 2016 under Malpractice Law, Maryland

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

There is a statute of limitations for bringing a "wrongful death" case in your state--there is *always* a statute of limitations for all lawsuits. However, it is three (3) years, so you are well in time to do so. You should consult with a personal injury or medical malpractice attorney about your case, to see how strong it is and what it might be worth, and while you have time, it's better to not wait--cases are best filed when the evidence and memories are fresh.


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