Delaware Nursing Home Laws

Delaware Nursing Home Injury Law | Pintas & Mullins Law Firm

Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Del. Code Ann. tit. 18, §6856

  • Two years from date of injury.

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Del. Code Ann. tit. 18, §6856

  • Two years from when injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.
  • An additional year may be given if it is determined that injury could not be discovered within a two year timeframe.
  • A plaintiff can delay the statute of limitations by 90 days by sending a Notice of Intent to investigate to each defendant. The 90 days shall run from the last day of the applicable statute of limitations.

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Del. Code Ann. tit. 18, §6856

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.

Damages Caps

  • None.

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