You can file a claim up to a year after your accident. It is best to do it right away and not wait as this can weaken your claim and cause other issues.
Typically you have 30 days to file.
What type of claim? Damage or injury?
Most claims need to be filed within a year of the occurrence.
Each state has different time periods of filing an insurance claim after an accident. Check with you state to make sure you do not miss the filing period.
Insurance polices and carriers differ. A person would need to contact their insurance company to see how long they have to file a claim. In Oregon, a person has up to 10 years to file a personal injury lawsuit in court for a car accident.
i believe it's 3 days but I'm not sure
You need to contact your local police department. Once you have a police report, you can file your insurance claim.
One would think that a claim should be filed as soon as possible - why someone would deliberately wait for weeks and weeks to file the claim creates questions about the validity of such claims.
You have 2 years to take him to small claims court to recover your damages.
You must do this right away.
the ''CAN'' if it's been too long, most don't file it NOW !!!
You have 1 Year after a minor accident to have a claim
It is wise to file your claim ASAP. However, there is a statute of limitations which varies from state to state, depending on the type of claim you have, property damage, personal injuries or both. It usually is between 2 to 3 years.
Is their a reason for such a long period? You are most likely past legal statues at this point.
What do you mean by an "old claim"? How long has it been since the accident? All states have statutes of limitations, which vary between 2 and 3 years allowed for a claim to be filed. If it's been more than the time allowed, you have no claim, unfortunately.
The best policy, is to file a claim, immediately after the injury occurs.
You have 10 days to file a claim with your insurance company.
you can not leave the scene of a accident
They will wait for you to contact them! If you have comprehensive and collision coverage, you can file the claim with your agent and let them handle it for you. If not, file a claim with the at-fault driver's company.
I really feel this has a lot to do with the state you live in and which insurance company you have. If you live in New York, I believe you have 24 hours to make a claim.
You will have to check your home owner's policy. It is a contract that you have with the insurance company and will specify how long you have to file a claim.
You should first file an accident report, Then you file a claim with the insurer. 99.999 percent of the time so long as there is a valid insurance policy and you were not breaking the law, your loss is already covered. You would have no need to contact an attorney unless the insurer denies your claim.Answer:You should handle your personal injury claim as quickly as possible. I recommend looking into the state laws from your state.There may be laws in place in your state which determine the statutes of limitations for filing a personal injury claim. If the claim time expires you will not be able to collect compensation for your injury even if your claim is valid.
You will have up to 30 days to file a legal claim when you get hurt on the job.
Any insurance carrier requires to notify of a claim, or potential claim as soon a it happens. If it is a few days past, it is usually no big deal. There will be a reporting claim clause in your policy. It there is personal injury-it should be called in right away.