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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 97

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 676

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.

 

AN ACT EXTENDING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 52-584 of the general statutes be amended to provide that a medical malpractice action may be brought not more than ten years from the date of the act or omission which serves as the basis for the action.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect bona fide claims in medical malpractice cases by extending the applicable statute of limitations.