Asked in Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Georgia

Q: I have a medical malpractice lawsuit going on since January 2020 and I feel like my attorney is not informing me much?

How long should this lawsuit end?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, med mal cases can drag out for a long time. It could depend on when it was placed into suit, the backlog on the trial calendar, how long it takes to complete discovery, and other factors. The person in the best position to offer an outlook on the timeline would be your own attorney. They have the file and know what milestones have been completed and have the best insight as to how contentious or amicable they anticipate things to be for the course the lawsuit takes. Without knowing anything about your working relationship, in all fairness to your attorney, there may not be a lot to report if things are moving slowly. It might not be a situation where they have a new development to tell you about every month. Additionally, the pandemic has not helped matters in court systems across the nation. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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