To prove that medical malpractice occurred, you must be able to show all of these things:
Special Requirements in Medical Malpractice Cases
Many states have special rules and procedures for medical malpractice claims. It is important to know about these rules and follow them carefully.
Medical malpractice cases must be brought soon after the injury.
In Texas, you must bring a medical malpractice claim before two years have expired from negligent conduct of healthcare provider. (The time period in which you must bring the lawsuit is called the “statute of limitations.”) If you don’t file the lawsuit within the specified period of time, the court can dismiss the case.