Overland Park, KS asked in Medical Malpractice for Kansas

Q: Would I be within the statue of limitation for medical malpractice

My surgery was October 9, 2015, the surgeon stated it could take up to a year for the nerve to be healed and feeling come back to my leg. In October 2016 an Emg test was done showing Denerevation at the L5 level and foot drop. A 2nd opinion by another Neuro surgeon stated that if I had non of the symptoms before surgery that the nerve was damaged during surgery.

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David Adams
David Adams
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Olathe, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: There is only a two year statute of limitations in Kansas. This date can be considered to run from the date that you were first able to discover that malpractice had been committed. There might still be some time left to get a case on file in your case. Please consult an attorney immediately. It will be necessary to find a physician who can review the case and give a formal opinion that what the other doctor did constituted malpractice.

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