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What to Expect When You File a Medical Malpractice Case with an Atlanta Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorney

We often hear clients say that they had no idea what to expect when they contacted an Atlanta cancer misdiagnosis attorney to file a lawsuit. We understand that the vast majority of our clients have not filed a Georgia medical malpractice lawsuit previously and may have never filed any kind of lawsuit beyond a common car accident or routine divorce. How could you know what to expect without the input of an experienced Atlanta cancer misdiagnosis lawyer?

An Atlanta Cancer Attorney Explains 6 Common Facts of Misdiagnosis Cases
While every medical malpractice case is unique, you should expect the following:

  • A formal complaint will not immediately be filed in court (unless you are right up against the statute of limitations or another compelling reason exists for a quick filing). Instead, your lawyer will investigate you case prior to filing the complaint.
  • Once the complaint is filed, the defendant(s) will file an answer to the court.
  • Then, the discovery phase of the lawsuit will begin. This may include, but is not limited to, depositions, interrogatories, and requests for production of documents.
  • Settlement negotiations can happen at any time.
  • If a case goes to trial, it may take some time before the trial begins.
  • An experienced Atlanta cancer malpractice lawyer will keep you informed about the status of your case as it proceeds and be available to answer your questions.
How to Contact an Atlanta Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorney for Help
You’ve suffered enough. You do not need the stress or uncertainty of handling a Georgia cancer misdiagnosis case alone. Instead, we encourage you to learn more about your rights in our FREE book: I Have Cancer Should it Have Been Caught Earlier and to contact an experienced Atlanta medical malpractice attorney at 1.770.518.1133 to learn more about your potential cancer misdiagnosis case.