Pursuing a medical malpractice claim in New York requires persistence – and patience. A case must go through several stages before a medical neglect lawsuit is resolved. Each stage can be complex. As a result, it may take longer to complete a stage than it would in a different type of personal injury or wrongful death case.
The following are the stages and the timeline of a medical malpractice case:
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If you or a loved has been harmed by medical negligence, it should help you to understand this timeline in a typical case. You deserve to know what lies ahead. It may help you to decide whether pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit is the right choice for you and your family.
At Powers & Santola, LLP, our medical malpractice attorneys believe that the possible length of a case should only be one of several factors you consider. For many victims, a desire to seek justice and compensation – and prevent patients in the future from suffering similar harm – may ultimately outweigh the time it takes to resolve a case.
To get started in your case, simply contact us by phone or online today. We can provide a timely, free and confidential consultation.
Our firm – which features three attorneys who have been listed by Best Lawyers in America in the area of medical malpractice – serves clients in Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, and throughout New York.