While we believe that the following information regarding the medical malpractice laws in the various states of the United States was accurate when written, laws in various states do change over time and you should not rely on the information below but rather seek the advice of a knowledgeable and competent medical malpractice lawyer in your state regarding the current and relevant medical malpractice laws in your state. The information below is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

There is no cap or limit on damages. The statute of limitations in medical malpractice cases is three years. There is joint and several liability for compensatory damages and several liability for punitive damages. There is no limitation on attorney fees and no provisions for periodic payments. There is no requirement for an affidavit or certificate of merit. Mediation is required after a medical malpractice claim is filed.