Salem, OR asked in Car Accidents for Oregon

Q: I was in a car accident 3/18/2015 & know that time is running out on this claim. I am worried about the settlement.

I have just been in contact with their insurance since Jan/Feb. 2017 (this is after many letters back & forth & a change of adjuster) & was told the hold up was they had not received info from my medical insurance Kaiser P. I have since contacted Kaiser 3x & the insurance co & was informed they finally received the info they needed. I am very worried that about a good settlement & then there will be no time to get a lawyer & can't afford one anyway. I could really use some advise/help.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Consult a member of the Oregon trial lawyers association--they give free consults, and take cases on a contingent fee.You should do this now because it looks like your case may otherwise not be able to be filed on time.Good luck!

Mr.  Gary R. Johnson
Mr. Gary R. Johnson
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Bend, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Consult with of attorney immediately. Many personal injury attorneys will represent you on a contingent fee basis which means they are only paid if they recover money for you. That also means that you do not have to pay them up front.

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