New York, NY asked in Car Accidents and Wrongful Death for Virginia

Q: In west Virginia how long does the process take to settle a wrongful death suit and how much is a case like this worth

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm very sorry for your loss. A local state attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There is no universal answer. It could depend on the nature of the case (respective liabilities of the parties involved), the damages being claimed, the willingness of both sides to reach an agreement, and other factors If both sides are able to reach a meeting of the minds in terms of a figure for damages, amicable settlement is possible. If an agreement cannot be reached, and the matter has to go to trial, it could take considerably longer, subject to the stubbornness and aggressiveness of the litigation. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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