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How Long Do Injury Cases Take?

Have you been injured?

How Long Do NY Personal Injury Cases Take?

The amount of time it will take to resolve your New York personal injury case will depend on several factors. These factors may include:

  • Severity of Injuries: The nature of your injuries and any medical treatment that is required before you are well enough to proceed with an accident claim.
  • Your Choice of Lawyer: It is important that you select an experienced attorney to represent you throughout the legal process in your NY personal injury matter, including the initial negotiations with the insurance company and litigation, if necessary.
  • Accident Investigation: Depending on the type of accident you were involved in, your attorney may need to work with investigators to determine exactly what happened and to determine the identities of all the potentially liable parties.
  • Negotiations: In many New York personal injury cases, the insurance company offers a lowball settlement to the accident victim and then tries to pressure the victim into accepting. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to anticipate the “stall and delay” tactics used by insurance companies in accident cases and won’t be intimidated or bullied by the insurance company.
  • Litigation: If an acceptable settlement cannot be reached, it may be necessary for you to file a lawsuit and proceed to trial. If that happens, the amount of time that you will have to wait for a resolution to your case will depend on things like the evidence discovery process, depositions, mediation, and further negotiations with the defendant.

If you have been injured in an accident in New York City, the Bronx, Brooklyn, or anywhere else in NY, contact the skilled NYC personal injury attorneys at Proner & Proner today to discuss your case. We offer a free consultation, and we are happy to meet with you in person.

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