Providence Forge, VA asked in Personal Injury for Virginia

Q: How long does it take to reach a settlement with an insurance company once my attorney received my records

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Jay Braddock Jackson
Jay Braddock Jackson
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  • Fredericksburg, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: This really depends upon the severity and complexity of your injuries. Additionally there is a period of time within which your attorney will be negotiating with the insurance company, a process that is driven by the insurance company. In my experience, most law offices are happy to let you know the status of your case at any time and you need only inquire.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: If you and the insurance carrier are able to agree upon a figure, things can move quickly. However, if a case involves issues on which the parties are at an impasse, such as accepting liability or disagreements as to the severity of injuries, and those issues result in the claim being placed into suit, then the time period can become longer.

Tim Akpinar

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