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Dissent: Poor medical outcome shouldn't immediately put patient on 'inquiry notice'

Source: , Posted On:   05 April 2021

Dissent: Poor medical outcome shouldn’t immediately put patient on ‘inquiry notice’

This is the second of a two-part column. The first part appeared Friday.A district judge ruled that the two-year statute of limitations for Dominique Woodson’s medical malpractice claim against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act started running on Dec. 7, 2013, when her son P.W. was born with a left arm that “just sagged down to his side.” According to Woodson, the allegedly negligent physician, Keith Ramsey, told her P.W. “may get better” and that he “may grow into it …