Miami, FL asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Alabama

Q: can 2 firms perform a potential med mal case-?my statute of limitations is in sept- and i have 2 good firms interested

while they perform they investigation the statute will run out and if one of them doesnt pursue the case for any reason, id like to give the other the chance to look at the facts and maybe take the case- But i dont want to create any issues or trouble..

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your concern about the looming statute of limitations issue is valid. We are in mid-June and there is the matter of retrieving records and reviewing them without delay, depending on the schedules of medical professionals. You may want to consider discussing with an experienced med mal attorney to figure out the best way to handle this. Given the pressure on everyone due to the statute of limitations running out in September, you want to avoid the possibility of misunderstandings resulting from rushing things. Good luck

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