How long does it take to resolve a medical malpractice case?

Every medical malpractice case has its own unique set of facts and complications. Once a medical malpractice case is filed, it can take two to four years to resolve because few are settled out of court. For that reason, most claims must be put into suit requiring the hiring of medical expert witnesses to prove the alleged negligence. Only after months, and perhaps years, of intense litigation will a malpractice insurance company even consider making an out-of-court settlement offer.

If the lawyer defending the heath care provider’s insurance company believes the plaintiff may prevail, the insurance company will try to settle. A skilled NJ medical malpractice attorney will prepare a malpractice case carefully, knowing that having a firm command of the facts will allow negotiation from a position of strength.

If you believe that you or a family member was harmed through medical negligence, it’s important to consult a knowledgeable and experienced NJ medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible.

The New Jersey and New York metropolitan law firm of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., is highly regarded throughout New Jersey for the quality of the counsel and legal representation that our medical malpractice attorneys provide. The focus of our practice is representing people who were injured through the negligence of others, including the negligence of doctors and hospitals. We are justifiably proud of our record of success in representing more than 20,000 accident victims in cases including medical malpractice, defective drugs, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, and other kinds of personal injury accidents. We have obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients.

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