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The amount of time it will take you to settle your car accident injury claim will vary significantly depending on the extent of your injuries and the complexity of the case. In fact, no settlement discussions should be made until after you have completely finished medical treatment an thus have full knowledge of your actual damages.
While a straightforward traffic accident case could be settled in three or four months, a case involving long-term recoveries, permanent injuries, or lost wages could take much longer. If the insurance company is fighting your claim or refusing to settle, this will also likely extend the length of the claim. However, if your insurance company is delaying your claim payment for an unreasonable amount of time and for no valid reason, they could be acting in "bad faith," which could lead to a larger award.
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