How Long Will My Medical Malpractice Case Last?

Each lawsuit is different. Some medical malpractice cases take up to 18 months to two years if it is not settled before suit. These are the variables that would affect the length of your case:

  • the willingness of the insurance company to comply
  • the willingness of the doctor, hospital, nurse, chiropractor, or another medical professional to resolve the case
  • the time it takes to properly determine your damages