Had surgery c5-7. Still in rehab. Frozen right shoulder, and head tremors from hitting the window. Demand package sent 95 days ago, no response as of yet from Allstate. Should I put pressure on my attorney, or be patient?
You can put pressure on your attorney to commence an action against the defendant. Being that the insurance carrier for the defendant is Allstate, they tend to be very very slow in settling cases even in cases like yours where your injuries are quite serious and you may have good liability. You can give it more time if you want or you can move forward.
Whether or not Allstate decides to settle quickly will also depend on how much insurance coverage the other driver has. The more insurance coverage he has the longer Allstate will take to resolve your matter. Please keep this in mind.
There must have been a good reason for you to hire your attorney. Be patient and let him/her do their job. If you have a serious injury, it is best not to rush it. Sometimes it takes a while to get answer. Your attorney will notify you as soon as he/she receives an offer. Good luck.
The only reason to send out a demand while still in rehab is because of a limited policy. Sadly, 95 days is not unheard of, particularly for allstate, and particularly since you are still treating. Ask your attorney how often they contact the adjuster and why the delay, I'm sure your attorney is just as frustrated as you are.
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