How long does a New York personal injury case usually take?
3 attorney answers
Since every case is different, it would be impossible for an attorney to give you a time line since not all cases are handled the same way.
It is extremely difficult for an attorney to estimate the timing of a personal injury case in New York. There are many factors that are considered in a lawsuit such as which insurance company you are dealing with to which medical office you are treating with. As a result of the myriad of reasons leading to the speed in which a case will be resolved attorneys are hesitant to speculate. More likely than not the plaintiff's attorney is pursuing the case as aggresively and quickly as possible. However, to give an estimate is usually quite difficult as typically there are too many unknown factors.
I hope this was somewhat helpful.
The circumstances of each matter are different. The judges control their dockets differently. Doctors can only come to a final diagnosis after some time passes. Witness schedules to give testimony vary. So, it is different timing for each case.
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No one can know what the record is in the case because online we cannot see your documents. You need a lawyer. Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.
Good luck to you.
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