What If I Do Not Like The Settlement Offered By The Company?

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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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When it comes time to settle with the insurance company, the insurer will ask you to sign a form that “releases” the insurance company from further responsibility for the claim. If you do not agree with the proposed settlement amount, do not accept it and do not sign the release. You will need to hire your own expert (such as an independent adjuster) or get an attorney involved to resolve the terms and amount of the dispute.

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