How Long Will My Case Take?
When we get hired, clients will always ask us, "how long is this going to take?" And what I always tell people, "it's going to take as long as it takes for the other side to offer you a fair value on the case. Until then, we're going to keep on marching towards the courtroom, and marching towards a trial." Some cases resolve in a matter of months, some take a year, some take two years or more. It really depends on the circumstances of the case. At the end of the day, there's nothing that can require another party to settle a case. Settlements are voluntary. It's when two sides come together and settle a dispute. If one side doesn't want to settle, you can't make them do it. The way that you make them pay you money is by taking them to court, going to trial, and getting a judgement against them. Then they have to pay.