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“Continuing treatment” exception to statute of limitations in medical malpractice cases decided in Parr v. Rosenthal by Massachusetts Appeals Court

Posted by: Valerie Yarashus

Massachusetts has just recognized a new exception to the statute of limitations in medical malpractice cases, based upon “continuing treatment” with a medical provider or his/her group.  In Parr v. Rosenthal, the Massachusetts Appeals Court held:

“The statute of limitations shall be tolled on a medical malpractice claim so long as the plaintiff receives continuing treatment for the same injury or illness allegedly caused by the original treating physician, even if the plaintiff knew of should have known of the injury ...

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