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Maine Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

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Maine Bad Drug Lawsuits & Maine Defective Medical Device Cases

Maine Bad Drug Lawsuits & Maine Defective Medical Device Cases

Pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers make billions of dollars in profits every year selling their products to consumers. New drugs, hip plants and other medical devices come to the market every year ahead of schedule, often, after the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been pressured into a quick approval by the manufacturers. This rush to market often places the consumer in jeopardy where thousands are injured or die prematurely due to the defective or dangerous characteristics of the products.

Victims and surviving family members who lost their loved one prematurely due to the products’ adverse effects are usually left with no other option than to file a Maine bad drug lawsuit, medical malpractice case, or Maine defective medical device case, seeking the financial recompense they deserve.

However, successfully resolving a lawsuit involving medical malpractice, defective devices and bad drugs can be complex and often requires the skills of experienced personal injury attorneys who specialize in these types of cases. The resources below can help victims begin the process of determining whether the merits of their case are valid.

State of Maine Statute of Limitations

Maine Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (Title 14, §752)

The Maine statute of limitations code restricts the amount of time any victim or surviving family member who lost a loved one through a wrongful death can file a claim for compensation or lawsuit. To ensure your rights are protected, you must file the required paperwork in the appropriate Maine courthouse before the statute of limitations expires. The cases involve personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, intentional torts and medical malpractice including:

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 6 Years
  • Product Liability – 6 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 2 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 3 Years ‘with Discovery Rule. Minors must file claim within 6 years after cause of action or 3 years after minor reaches age of majority. 3 years for personal injury or death in medical malpractice. Requires written notice of claim on defendant. SOL tolled from date upon which notice of claim filed until 30 days after claimant receives notice of findings by malpractice panel.’
  • Intentional Torts – 2 Years

Maine Medical Resources

State of Maine Legal Resources

State and County Bar Associations

Legal Services for Maine Communities

Competent personal attorneys who specialize in Maine bad drug cases, medical malpractice claims and Maine defective medical device lawsuits are available in all urban centers and rural areas including:

  • Portland
  • Lewiston
  • Bangor
  • South Portland
  • Auburn
  • Brunswick
  • Biddeford
  • Sanford
  • Augusta
  • Scarborough
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