Insurance adjusters technically can settle your case without involving an attorney. In fact, that is what they prefer because they would prefer to take advantage of non-represented parties. That being the case, I would highly recommend consulting with an attorney prior to accepting any form of...Read more »
The answer to your question is extremely technical and fact specific. That being the case, I would highly recommend organizing everything you have in your possession related to this situation, including denial letters and insurance policies, and consulting with an attorney individually. A...Read more »
When I finally chased down where my check was I was informed that this now former employee had it and that he had quit a week and half ago. The company took no action of informing me and tried to tell me that sometimes checks are sent to their office, which is a violation of the law and I double... Read more »
Has the employee cashed the check? If so, this is a matter to take up with the police, as that would be a felony. If he has not cashed the check, then I would recommend organizing all information relevant to this situation, and consulting with an attorney individually. The public adjuster and/or...Read more »
My truck was rear ended by a motorcycle a few days ago, he was found at fault and cited. He was the owner of the bike but his girlfriend (passenger on bike) was the insurance policy holder. The only injury was to him and his passenger (road rash) According to the insurance company, they want me to... Read more »
Based on the limited facts provided, they are attempting to take advantage of you, as you should not have to pay for vehicle damage if you were not at fault of the accident. I would highly recommend consulting with an attorney individually immediately. Do not make another statement to an insurer...Read more »
It depends on the terms of the settlement agreement. Assuming you had an attorney when negotiating the settlement, I would recommend consulting with him or her in regards to a deadline for payment. If you did not have an attorney, now may be the time to hire one.
I highly recommend consulting with an attorney immediately. A knowledgeable attorney will represent your interests throughout the entirety of the dispute. Do not make any more statements to the insurance company until you speak with an attorney.
I was injured when rear ended by an uninsured motorist while driving a company vehicle. I'm currently going back and forth with my company's insurance. The adjuster keeps threatening to close the claim, trying to pressure me into signing the release. Recently, he sent an email to my... Read more »
I would highly recommend stopping what you are doing, and hiring a personal injury attorney immediately. Do not say another word to the insurance adjuster until you do. This is a common tactic engaged in by insurance adjusters that are not represented by an attorney, as they will never take you...Read more »
Assuming you have an attorney representing you, the next step in cases where insurance companies make "low ball" offers (which by the way happens very often now) is to file your lawsuit and let a jury make the determination as to what is fair and reasonable for your damages. That is the...Read more »
Yes, based on the limited facts provided, that is allowed. Have you filed a claim against the insurance company for damages? In any event, I would recommend consulting with an attorney prior to taking any further action. A knowledgeable attorney will guide you through the entire recovery...Read more »
I was in my mothers vehicle. I was an insure driver on the vehicle. I was pulled over for a broken taillight. The ticketing officer told me to show my proof of insurance to the county clerk no sooner than 7 days and no later than 30 days and they would return my license. On day 27 I went to the... Read more »
First of all, this is quite old so you will certainly want to hire an attorney for this case as it will require a motion to vacate the judgment. Typically, the court will not entertain a motion on a case older than two years and they prefer them to be within 30 days. Seeing...Read more »
The answer to your question depends on the specific nature surrounding your situation, and the specific language in your policy. Did the insurance company provide a justification for its inadequacy and subsequent denial? In any event, I would highly recommend consulting with an attorney...Read more »
You are not required by "law" to give the insurance company anything, but rather you are required to adhere to your contractual obligations which are set forth in the insurance contract you executed with your insurer. That contract is not only going to provide a provision that states you...Read more »
Certainly, you can consult with an attorney immediately. Insurance companies will not take you seriously until you do so. Did you experience injuries as a result of the car accident, or was it simply property damage? If you experienced injuries, a personal injury attorney will assist you in all...Read more »
It is difficult to figure out what exactly you are asking in this question. If you are asking if an IL health plan has to cover your partner, I believe the answer is yes as of June 2011. Look at this pdf from the IL Dep. of Insurance which is a...Read more »
If you are referring to a work comp case that was settled no it should not take this long. The only way case is settled if "pink" contracts were signed AND approved by the arbitrator hearing your case. You can call the IWCC or look online regarding your case at...Read more »
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