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What Are The Time Limits For Bringing A Wrongful Death Case In Missouri?

By November 20, 2020No Comments

In Missouri, an action for wrongful death must be brought within three years from the decedent’s death. Missouri statute, § 537.100. And, even though the general medical malpractice statute of limitations in Missouri is 2 years, an action for wrongful death based on medical malpractice is governed by the three-year wrongful death limitations….from Caldwell v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers-South, Inc., 943 S.W.2d 5 (Mo. Ct. App. 1997).

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