Medical Malpractice Settlement Timeline

If you or someone you love was injured due to the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional, you may be entitled to compensation. Watch this video to learn about the medical malpractice settlement timeline and how long it may take to be compensated for your injuries.

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When a client first hires an attorney for a medical malpractice case in New York, one of the first questions they ask is how long their case is going to take. That is a question that really spins on the type of case you have, not just from the liability perspective but also the type of injuries that you sustained. Liability also plays a role. It might not be a clear case of malpractice. It could be more involved and take experts to figure out.

The way you feel when you first hire your attorney, or even in the first few months, may be very different, whether it be better or worse into the future. It’s important that you understand that you really need to make sure you have a good grasp of how you’re going to do moving forward. Sometimes we look to your current doctors and get a sense from them how you’re recovering, what their expectations are, what your expectations are and how you’re feeling as time has moved on. Have you gotten better quicker? Has it been a tougher recovery? What the experts in this field may feel what you’re going to be recovering or not recovering as well in the future matters.

It’s important to understand that you really want to have a grasp of how you’re going to do in the future, and this may take time. It’s important that, even if it does take time while your attorney’s aggressively pushing this case, you really understand what may be in the future, because if you don’t, you may be selling yourself short.

Were you or a loved one injured by the hands of a medical professional and have questions about the medical malpractice settlement timeline? Contact a New York medical malpractice lawyer at Krause & Glassmith today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

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