For a personal injury claim, how long does it usually take after medical treatment before the insurance adjuster makes an offer?

Asked on August 30, 2014 under Personal Injury, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

There really is no set period--many factors, such as how busy the person is, the insurer's internal policies, whether they feel the need for additional research, data, evidence, etc.--all influences the time line. If you want to know the status, ask; if you feel the adjuster is not being responsive, go over his/her head to a supervisor; if you still don't get any good or useful response, you may have to consider a legal action--if it gets to that stage, consult with an attorney about your best options and the cost to pursue them. Above all, though, do not be passive: no body will look after your insterests the way you will, so follow-up.


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