Car Accident Lawsuit:  How Long Does it Take Until the Case is Finished

Every car accident lawsuit is different which makes it difficult to predict how long a car accident lawsuit will last.  A primary factor in any lawsuit includes the availability of information and the willingness of those individuals involved in the case to provide your personal injury attorney with the information needed to pursue your claim.  Cases can vary in length from weeks, months, even years in some instances.  The more cooperation received, generally, the quicker it is to resolve the matter.

We can assure you that your car accident case will never be delayed by this office, and we will keep you informed at all stages of your case.  Our personal injury attorneys work for you and are committed to reviewing your case with you at no cost.  If you think you have a case, contact us for a free consultation and let us review your situation.

Car Accident Lawsuits

            If a pre-litigation settlement cannot be reached between the injured driver or passenger and the at-fault driver’s insurance company, the injured driver or passenger will have no other option but to file a lawsuit.  Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence.  Insurance companies are for-profit businesses that seek to avoid paying on claims if they can.  They are in business to make money for themselves.  The personal injury attorneys at GKT and are in business to obtain compensation for those injured in car accidents. 

            To make matters worse, insurance companies sometimes use unscrupulous tactics to avoid paying what is fair compensation or not paying at all.  These could include delaying payment on a claim so that hospital, car repair, and other bills pile up.  All the while, many people cannot return to work due to injuries and lose their income.  The goal is to put the injured person in a tough financial predicament so that they jump on the first offer that is made—which is usually a very low offer.  Don’t fall for these tactics, the personal injury attorneys at GKT can help you.  

            Furthermore, some insurance companies seek to shift the blame to the injured person or passenger and thus seek to avoid paying any compensation, or in an effort to pay a less than fair compensation for injuries sustained as a result of the car accident.  Again, this is a way insurance companies can still make a profit.  They take on a certain amount of risk and to the extent they can minimize the payout to the injured driver or passenger, they may still be able to turn a profit on the claim.

            If any of these or other circumstances occur, the person injured in a car accident may be best served by filing a personal injury lawsuit.  The experienced personal injury attorneys from GKT can help those injured in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania secure the compensation they deserve. Contact our office at (304) 845-9750 for a free consultation or live chat with us 24/7 at