Decatur, IL asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Illinois

Q: Was in an accident a month ago - what's the standard time the insurance agency should get back to me?

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Steve McCann
Steve McCann
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: It depends on whether or not you are referring to your insurance company, or another driver's insurance company. If you are referring to the latter, there is no standard time to get back to you, as they owe you very little duty. In addition, either insurance company is likely going to take advantage of you if you are not represented by an attorney, and will likely prolong the process and make it as difficult as possible to obtain recovery.

That being the case, I would highly recommend organizing everything in your possession related to this matter, and consult with an attorney individually. If you sustained personal injuries in the accident, the vast majority of us offer free consultations and will represent you on a contingent basis, so it will not cost you anything out of pocket to obtain the representation and guidance of an experienced professional who will not only expedite the recovery process, but will also add value to your recovery.

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