If you have been the victim of medical negligence and you have a malpractice lawsuit pending, one of the primary questions you probably have is “how long will it take for my case to settle?” Our Maryland malpractice lawyers get this question all the time from our medical malpractice clients. It is completely reasonable to ask. Medical malpractice victims frequently end up in acute financial distress as treatment bills pile up and they cannot work. Many of our clients end up desperately waiting for a settlement in their malpractice case to bail them out. This makes the time frame for a settlement more important.
The Average Malpractice Settlement Can Take 18 to 24 Months
The length of time it takes to get a settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit will vary depending on a number of factors including