Utah Personal Injury Timeline Overview
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.
ATTORNEY OPENS INSURANCE CLAIMS
Your attorney will open claims with the insurance companies.
INVESTIGATE AND RESEARCH
our attorney will investigate your claim and conduct necessary legal and other research.
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 your attorney is unable to negotiate an acceptable settlement, he or she may file a lawsuit on your behalf for money damages.
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.