Utah Personal Injury Settlement Timeline Without Lawsuit
Report your injury to police, business owner, employer, property owner.
EMERGENCY ROOM OR INSTACARE TREATMENT
Seek emergency medical treatment as soon as possible.
Retain a personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
CONTINUE MEDICAL TREATMENT
Continue receiving medical treatment as directed.
ATTORNEY OPENS INSURANCE CLAIMS
Your attorney will open claims with the insurance companies.
Your attorney will send third-parties representation letters.
Your attorney will assist getting you a rental car if you have rental car coverage on your insurance policy.
Your attorney will work with the insurance company to process your property damage claim.
Your attorney will process household services claims.
Your attorney will process lost wages claims.
INVESTIGATE AND RESEARCH
Your attorney will investigate your claim and conduct necessary legal and other research.
Meet with your case manager and/or attorney upon completing treatment.
Your attorney will make settlement demands to the insurance companies.
Your attorney will attempt to negotiate a settlement with the insurance company.
If your attorney is unable to negotiate an acceptable settlement, the parties may agree to mediation to attempt to settle the claim.
If the claim is still not resolved, you and your attorney may decide to file a lawsuit (see the lawsuit timeline).
After your case resolves, you may ask your attorney to negotiate and/or pay any of your outstanding medical or other bills relating to the accident.
Your attorney will disburse funds to you, bringing your case to a conclusion.