I sent off my MAIF form off and I wanted to know what happens next?
This is insufficient information. Is MAIF your insurer or the other party's? MAIF does not generally settle claims. Generally you have to go to court. Or at least be prepared to go to court. Get an attorney.
Mr. Shuster is enti4rely correct, both as to the lack of sufficient information, as well as the need for a lawyer. You can use Avvo's Find A Lawyer link to do that.
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The Internet says that after you have completed the form, have it signed by your agency's principal owner and return to MAIF. Once the form is received they aknowledge and activate your account and advise by email
Assuming MAIF is the liable insurer for your claim, it is handled the same as any claim for injuries. You need to document all your medical treatment arising out of the accident, including medical records for each visit or treatment received, each billing invoice for each treatment, a lost wage statement from your employer setting forth time missed from work due to your injuries and your rate of pay, and any other out of pocket loss or expense. Once you have completed medical treatment, have been discharged from treatment, and reached maximum medical improvement, you would then negotiate for a settlement sufficient to compensate you for all economic costs incurred as well as pain and suffering. Whether MAIF is willing to offer you what you want is another matter. if not, then you will have to sue the other driver.
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