Lawyer sent demand letter to state farm adjuster how long will it take to hear from state farm adjuster?

Asked about 2 years ago - Birmingham, AL

had wreck on june 16 police report on the 18th of june call state farm made a claim,got a lawyer because adjuster was veery rude,got property damage money on july 23 2012,finished chiropractice on august 21 2012,lawyer sent the demand letter on october 2 2012,adjuster receive demand letter october 5 2012.

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  1. Randy William Ferguson

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Normally 2-6 weeks depending on how busy the adjuster is in your case.

    The response given is not intended to create, nor does it create an ongoing duty to respond to questions. The... more
  2. Bret A. Schnitzer

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . There is no way to tell. Your lawyer needs time to try to settle it and if he cant settle to file suit. If you are no longer treating and have no more physical problems that need medical attention, your case is limited in damages. In any event talk to your lawyer about the negotiations.

    You should consult an attorney in your State at once. Visit our webpage and tell us what you think.... more
  3. Christian A. Myer


    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . Look at the demand. Generally, your attorney will impose a specific time in which they must respond. They do not always follow these deadlines so filing suit may follow if they cannot settle the matter. Delay, deny and defend...that's most insurance companies unspoken mantra so suit may have to be filed in those cases.

  4. G. Whit Drake

    Contributor Level 7

    Answered . Since you have an attorney, you need to direct your question to him/her. Your attorney is in the best position to answer this question.

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