Malpractice lawsuits can be very hard to settle and it can take around 6 months to a year and sometimes near 2 years for a malpractice suit to settle.
Suing for malpractice and winning the lawsuit for malpractice can be hard and is usually harder to sue for malpractice than other things.
But if you can easily prove that you or someone suffered some severe health issues or injuries due to surgery, doctors treatment etc then you can usually win the malpractice lawsuit.
You should hire a good lawyer that deals a lot in malpractice lawsuits as they can more easily win your malpractice lawsuit than some other lawyers can.
Most times you can find a malpractice lawyer and have then work on your case for a small fee and then pay them the rest only when they win the malpractice lawsuit.