Daily Archives: September 22, 2014


Texas Supreme Court upholds ten year limit for medical malpractice lawsuits

The Texas Supreme Court recently held in an 8-1 decision (Tenet Hospitals Ltd. v. Rivera) that medical malpractice lawsuits cannot be filed more than ten years after an injury. This ruling upholds the Texas legislature’s 2003 tort-reform changes to the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act (MLIAA), which were re-codified in the Civil Practice and […]