Most personal injury cases must be filed within 2 years of the occurrence. Talk to your attorney.
It is difficult to say. Sometimes they can be resolved very quickly, sometimes they can go on for years. You should discuss with your attorney, if he or she is not responsive, consider consulting with another attorney.
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In general, it takes several months after your treatment is completed before a case can settle. Requesting and receiving the records and bills required for the demand takes about a month. After the demand goes out, it takes another 30 - 45 days to receive an initial offer.
Each case may be different because the medical providers change and the insurance adjusters change.
This advice is for general guidance only and applies to Virginia. The applicable laws may differ in other states.
The facts and circumstances of every case are different, but in almost all cases your personal injury attorney cannot and will not attempt to settle your case until your injury related medical treatment is complete and you are either released from your treating health care providers, or alternatively these providers have determined that you have reached the point of maximum medical improvement.
If you have questions about the case status and timetable of expected resolution, consider scheduling an in person meeting with your attorney.
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