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Medical Malpractice Statute

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Medical Malpractice Statute.

Code of Civil Procedure Section 340.5 provides that “In an action for injury or death against a health care provider based upon such person’s alleged professional negligence, the time for commencement of action shall be three years after the date of injury or one year after the plaintiff discovers, or through the use of reasonable diligence should have discovered, the injury, whichever occurs first.”