Insurance Company Settlement Objection...

by Anonymous
(USA)

I settled a lien with a claims adjuster on 4-22-2011 for my client and received an objection from the new adjuster on the file 7 days later. I was informed the adjuster I settled with is no longer with the company, the objection is from the new adjuster.

Does the insurance company have the right to refuse a verbal agreement then fire the adjuster before the agreement is signed and or paid?

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ANSWER for "Insurance Company Settlement Objection...":

Counselor:

In a word – Yes.

Absent at least a total of 2 communications between you and the adjuster all you have is “He said” – “She said”. The 2 communications to which I refer are at a minimum:

A) A letter, email, fax, Skype recording, telephonic recorded conversation, and possibly even a text message from the adjuster to you making an offer, AND

B) A letter, email, fax, Skype recording, telephonic recorded conversation, and possibly even a text message from you back to the adjuster accepting the offer.

I’m not even going to mention Facebook...

Best of luck!

'Law Guy

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