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        Were you injured and offered a settlement amount? Learn if you should be taking the first personal injury settlement offer in Florida in this video.


        Question:


        Should I Take the First Settlement Offer from the Insurance Company after a Personal Injury?

        Answer:

        In Florida, insurance companies will make an initial offer generally early on in the process. More times than not, it is not advisable to take their initial offer. Insurance companies work to try to turn files over, which means get it off their desk and get you candidly out of their hair. What we do at Goldstein Buckley Cechman, Rice & Purtz is we put together comprehensive damages packets that we will send out to insurance companies at the right time. Timing is important because those first offers generally are not the best offers. We work hard to put together that information, give the insurance company all they need to evaluate your case, and the vast, vast majority of the time, we see offers increase as we continue to work through your case putting together the accident, your injuries, the damages, and how those have affected you. Holding out a little longer while time can obviously be a factor more times than not is generally in your best interest and we will be with you the full view of the way to get you to a point where you get to decide what justice is for you and what we should do with offers from the insurance company.


        Have you suffered a serious injury at the hands of someone who has been careless or negligent and have questions about if you should be taking the first personal injury settlement offer? Contact our experienced Southwest Florida personal injury lawyers today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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