Medical Malpractice Case Timeline
Were you recently hurt and have questions about the medical malpractice case timeline in Florida? Watch this video, then call Paul Boone Law.
How long does it take to resolve a medical malpractice case?
We are often asked how long it will take to wrap up a malpractice case. In northeast Florida, Nassau County, Duval County, and the surrounding areas, it takes 9 to 14 months at an absolute minimum, probably longer, simply because malpractice cases are expensive and complicated. There are lots of things that have to happen before you are even allowed to file a lawsuit. It takes an extremely long time to penalize cases. We’re required, under most circumstances, to hire professionals to evaluate the cases. An affidavit is needed that says there’s a reasonable prospect of a malpractice. That takes time, so 9 to 14 months is really a baseline to go to have the case prepared.
Once the case is filed, you can expect a couple of years in litigation on average. These are very complex cases. They’re very complicated cases. These are questions we handle at the very beginning in initial conferences with clients so that their expectations are set appropriately. These are not cases that are over and done with quickly in a couple of weeks. If you have suffered a loss due to the negligence of a healthcare provider, or a doctor, or hospital, call us. We’ll go over things and see how best we can help you.
Did you lose a loved one from the negligence of another in Florida and have questions about medical malpractice case timeline? Contact experienced Florida medical malpractice lawyer at Paul Boone Law today for a free consultation and case evaluation.
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