If you are like many car accident victims, you want to know how long it will take to settle your claim with the negligent driver’s insurance company. This is understandable. You need the settlement proceeds to pay your expensive medical bills and to replace the wages you are losing while you are recovering from your injuries. Unfortunately, no two cases are alike, and your individual situation will play a part in determining how long the settlement process may take. However, understanding the factors that can influence how quickly a settlement can be reached can help to relieve your worries if your case does not get resolved as quickly as you would like.
If your injuries and property damages are relatively minor, you may be able to settle your case within the weeks or months after your accident. The insurance adjuster may try to get you to do this even if your injuries are serious. Factors that could influence the length of your settlement process include:
The bottom line is that you do not want to let impatience make you settle for less than you deserve. If you or a family member were injured in an accident caused by another driver, start an online chat or call us at 888-733-2992 to schedule a free consultation to learn how we may be able to help.