Tucson, Arizona is home to Banner University Medical Center (Banner UMC). Tucson medical malpractice occurring at Banner UMC poses a complex legal issue for victims who want to pursue legal action against the hospital. This is because there may be two different statutes of limitations applicable to your case.
Banner UMC is a private hospital and cases against it for medical malpractice must be brought within two (2) years from the date you knew or should have known of your injury. However, since some healthcare providers at Banner UMC are employees of the University of Arizona, a public entity, a much shorter deadline may exist to protect your legal rights. If a public employee commits medical negligence in Tucson causing you or a loved one to be injured, you must file a notice of claim within 180 days of the day you knew or should have known of the injury. If you were the victim of medical malpractice in Tucson at Banner UMC you must be sure that you are following the correct statute of limitations.
If you or a loved one were injured due to medical negligence at Banner University Medical Center – Tucson, you will need to act now to protect your legal rights. Contact the experienced Tucson medical malpractice lawyers at Snyder & Wenner now, or call us at 602-224-0005.