What is the time frame for an insurance adjuster to respond to a demand letter from an attorney?

Asked on September 14, 2011 under Insurance Law, Oregon


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

There isn't any required period of time for a response from the adjuster, but the adjuster should respond within a reasonable time.  The demand letter can request a response within a certain period of time.

If the adjuster hasn't responded within a reasonable time such as a couple of weeks, the attorney should call the adjuster to check on the status of the demand letter and when a response can be expected from the adjuster.

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