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SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs): 7 years

SOL for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims): 2 years

SOL for Wrongful Death Claims: 2 years

Georgia Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Minor Plaintiffs)

7 years: Ga. Code § 9-3-73: A minor who has not attained the age of five years shall have two years from the date of such minor’s fifth birthday within which to bring a medical malpractice action if the cause of action arose before such minor attained the age of five years.

Georgia Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims (Parental Claims)

2 years: Ga. Code § 9-3-71: An action for medical malpractice shall be brought within two years after the date on which an injury or death arising from a negligent or wrongful act or omission occurred.
(b) In no event may an action for medical malpractice be brought more than five years after the date on which the negligent or wrongful act or omission occurred.

Georgia Medical Malpractice Claim Caps

Not applicable for the state of Georgia.

Georgia Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

2 years: Ga. Code § 9-3-71(a): Except as otherwise provided in this article, an action for medical malpractice shall be brought within two years after the date on which an injury or death arising from a negligent or wrongful act or omission occurred.

Georgia Wrongful Death Claim Caps

Not applicable for the state of Georgia.


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