Once you have won a medical malpractice suit you will often feel satisfied or at least relieved of the expected repayment of finances. That being said, you must acknowledge your state’s specific laws regarding medical malpractice cases, because each jurisdiction possesses different rules regarding the delivery of payment and the administrative process once the medical malpractice suit has been finalized.
Following the verdict, the defense attorney will award permission to ‘poll the jury.’ This maneuver will ask each juror whether their vote was based on their particular intentions or they were persuaded by something involving the arguments in the case. This scenario is simply performed to check the motives of the jurors and to ensure the delivery of an accurate verdict. Once the jury has been polled the papers which fortify the verdict will be put into processing by the judge and the court system.
During this time, the judge may give the defense attorneys 60 days to review the verdict so they can fight the financial settlement reached or make a request to throw the verdict out. From this motion, the judge and the court system can initiate a number of actions including: an appeal, a reduction of your award, an increase of your award if they believe there was an insufficient amount of funds, they can throw out the case and dismiss your claim, or lastly they can direct a new trial for your claim.