Q: Is it usual for a slip and fall case to go on for 4yrs?
A: Yes, it can. The facts and circumstances of every case are different and courts are packed with cases just like yours. As long as you and your lawyer are communicating and you are being advised what step your case is in, and your case is progressing, no matter how slowly, it’s pretty normal.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
Some cases move quickly while others can go on for years. It depends on the complexity of the case, how quickly discovery is completed, how similarly or differently the two sides perceive the severity of injuries, the gulf between plaintiff's demand and carrier's figure, the inclination of the parties to settle (or on the flip side, the determination to fight), and many other factors.
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