Vermont Nursing Home Laws

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Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12 §521

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

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 12 §521

  • Three years from date of injury by malpractice or two years from when the injury was discovered or reasonably should have been discovered, whichever is later.
  • Case cannot be filed more than seven years from date of injury.
  • If foreign object is discovered, case may be brought within two years of discovery.

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 14 §1492

  • Two years from the discovery of death.

Damages Caps

  • None.

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