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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

As a Palm Springs personal injury attorney, one of the main concerns of my clients is how and when they will be getting paid next. I always make an effort to show them the way that the payment process works. Very often, I hear the same set of questions. These questions often include:

1. When will I be paid after my case has settled?
2. When will I receive my settlement check?
3. How quickly will I get my money?
4. My case has just been settled. When will I receive the settlement money?

I know this is a main concern to clients, and clients have a right to answers to all of these questions. The money for clients should show up in about a month, maybe longer depending on circumstances. I work hard to make this happen as soon as possible. Listed below are the steps that it takes to receive a payment through a personal injury case.

The first step of settlement is giving the defendant’s insurance company a release form that will be used to file releasing them from charges once the payment is received. It essentially is acceptance of the settlement payment.

¬†After the defendant’s insurance company receives the release form, they begin to process things on their side. The defendant needs to issue payment within a two-six week period of the release.¬†

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