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


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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