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“Continuing Treatment Doctrine” in Medical Malpractice Posted on Aug 13

On August 7, 2015, in Parr v. Rosenthal, the Appeals Court ruled that the “continuing treatment doctrine is applicable in Massachusetts,” tolling the statute of limitations in certain circumstances. The court stated, “in the medical malpractice context there is a compelling reason to continue to protect the   …Continue Reading “Continuing Treatment Doctrine” in Medical Malpractice

Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred? Posted on Jan 16

Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred?

When bringing or defending a cause of action, one important question is Is this claim time-barred? The Trial Court Law Libraries have materials to help you with this question. Here are a few good places to start your research: Massachusetts Practice Series Civil Practice volume   …Continue Reading Statutes of Limitations-Is this case time-barred?