An Ohio attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The short answer nationwide in such situations is "yes," they can do that. Your carrier is likely using the same claim number for all claims associated with the accident. Your portion of the claim could have concluded, but the other party is pursuing a bodily injury claim. That stays open until they sign a release at the conclusion of the case, or your carrier successfully defends the case and has their claim dismissed. Either way, at that point, the examiner will close the file. But as long as the case is active, the claim number you mention stays open. Good luck
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