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How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take to Get a Settlement?

The shortest period of time from filing the report to receiving a settlement is resolved may be a matter of weeks. The personal injury lawyer handling your case may be able to engage directly with the opposing party or the insurance company to obtain a quick resolution in some cases. If the sides cannot come to a resolution, the litigation might drag on for a year or more in some situations. The more intricate your case is, the longer it will take. Because you have the ability to accept or reject settlement offers, you have some control over the length of your lawsuit.