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If My Doctor Declares Bankruptcy, Can I Recover for My Medical Malpractice Claim?

What happens when a patient is injured by the medical negligence of a physician, and the patient brings a claim for medical malpractice against the physician, but the physician declares bankruptcy with the hopes of discharging the patient's claim? Can the physician successfully discharge a patient's medical malpractice claim through bankruptcy?

Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice in Georgia

When you and your loved ones go to the doctor, you trust your physician, surgeon or nurse to provide you with proper care for your illnesses and injuries. Yet every year thousands of people are injured or killed by the negligence of a medical professional. If you have been injured by a medical professional, it is important you understand there is a time limit, called the statute of limitations, by which you must file a suit for your injury. Continue reading for more information on Georgia's medical malpractice statute of limitations by our Peachtree City medical malpractice attorney.

How Do I Obtain My Medical Records?

Under the Health Insurance Portability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), your medical records are considered private information between you and your healthcare provider. This means unless you have given written consent, you are the only one permitted to access your medical records.

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