Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Insurance Question from Dayhoit, KY

Asked on 07/28/2010

how long does a adjuster have to make me a offer for injury claim NULL

Answer given on August 27, 2010

Each state has regulations and laws regarding settlements of claims.  In some states it is 60 days to settle unless there are complications or delays on the claimant’s side.  You should talk to your agent if you are having problems with your adjuster.  The agent may be able to help.

The adjuster may be waiting for the final bills for your injury.  Many companies require the completion of treatment before they pay for injuries.  However, the adjuster should explain to you what is happening, or not happening, and why.

If you have obtained the services of an attorney then the claim will be delayed.  The adjuster is required to work through your attorney.  If you have an attorney, call him to see if any communication with the adjuster has been happening.

 


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