Medical Liability Reform- Mediation: S. 83 (2005)

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Required that prior to filing an action, the plaintiff must


Required that prior to filing an action, the plaintiff must file a Notice of Intent to File Suit, and the parties must participate in a court-supervised mediation.  If the matter is not resolved through mediation, the plaintiff may initiate the action within 60 days of the end of mediation or prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations, whichever is later.

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