I had got into an accident last year march 8 2012 I was rear ended and i had my son he was two years old at that time. He only been seen once by his doctor and the doctor said he may not have pain now but later in life he can have back problems. So i hired a lawyer because the other person insurance didn't want to pay for my medical expensive. So the lawyer got me chiropractor . I had bad pain from the accident neck and back pain. Anyways they recently offer me a settlement for my son case to get money for his pain and suffering and they only wanted to give me 125 for him. It took a whole year and 1 month to finally get a settlement. I asking if i can get more so they said okay he can get 415 but I am not happy with that. what the highest i can get for my son? his back starting to hurt
These are questions you need to ask of the lawyer that knows all the facts of your case. Keep in mind that if you really think you need to wait to see what happens with your son's back, you can withdraw your son's case and file it when he is older. Talk to your lawyer about this possibility.
I'm sorry that your son appears to be experiencing some back pain.
Insurance settlements are the subject of negotiations, you can ask for more if you want more but it may be that you won't get an additional offer, but sometimes if you push for more, you'll get it - you should discuss the case with your attorney as he or she is in the best position to know about your case.
If your son's claim is not settled, it won't be closed until he's an adult (18) + 2 years (in most states) so the adjuster may be motivated to offer a bit more just to close the claim.
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