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Amputee’s Late Suit Against Doctors Bounced by Trial Court

Jan. 4, 2022, 8:33 PM

A woman alleging her doctors’ negligence led to the amputation of one leg and her inability to use the other lost a medical malpractice suit because it was filed too late, a state trial court said.

A new provision of Ohio’s one-year statute of limitations that gives plaintiffs more time to add defendants to a lawsuit when they discover others who weren’t included in the original complaint didn’t apply here, the Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County said.

Emily Cox was treated by Randy Mills and Maulik Shah at the Ohio State University Medical Center on May 16, 2019. ...

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