Statutes of limitation in medical malpractice
cases where a wrongful death ensues are limited to two years from the date of death forward.
It can be extended in the State of Florida by 90 days by filing a petition for the extension
of the statute. It also may be extended by simply filing a notice of intent to initiate
litigation with an appropriate affidavit which gives you another 90 days. At the conclusion
of everything, you may wind up with a total of two years plus 180 days plus 60 days after
the expiration to file a lawsuit.