State Farm Injury Claim

State Farm Injury Claim

Do You Have A State Farm Injury Claim In Fort Myers?

Dealing With State Farm Insurance After An Auto Accident or Motorcycle Accident? You Are NOT Alone. A State Farm Injury Claim Can Be Challenging, But You Can Trust Viles & Beckman to Fight For Your Recovery With Every Breath In Our Body. 

Auto accidents can be a lot to handle for a victim and their family. Medical bills certainly aren’t cheap… Combine that with being put out of work due to an injury, and you’ve got a challenging situation for any family to endure.

When you add an insurance company into the mix (whose job is to pay out as little as possible for your claim), victims find themselves battling to get the money they deserve.

We’ll often hear of someone who thought they “won” their claim, only to find out the compensation they received is simply not enough for their FULL recovery.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you don’t have to deal with battling the insurance companies alone. An experienced State Farm Injury Claim Lawyer will fight for the compensation you need to make a complete recovery. We have been proudly serving Florida for over 40 years, handling automobile and motorcycle accident claims against State Farm for injured clients. Our legal team is prepared to pursue your claim with State Farm’s adjusters and lawyers to get you exactly what you need.

What Is The Process For Dealing With A State Farm Injury Claim

Currently ranked as the number one largest auto insurance company in the United States, State Farm has almost 100 years of experience. State Farm is known to have affordable rates but does get more complaints than would be expected for a company this size. injury claim state farm

Unfortunately, even though they are the largest auto insurer in the country, filing an injury claim with any insurance company isn’t known for being a smooth process.

Regardless of how the insurance company ranks, if you’ve been injured in a car accident and the driver had insurance through State Farm, you still deserve compensation for your injuries.

Once the accident has been reported to State Farm, you’ll typically hear from an insurance adjuster shortly after. The adjuster’s job is to gather as much information about the accident, damages, and injuries as possible to determine how much your claim is worth. We strongly recommend you speak with an experienced State Farm injury claim lawyer BEFORE speaking with a State Farm insurance adjuster. 

Don’t find yourself in a situation where you’re getting paid less than you deserve. Your lawyer will provide the representation you need to get the maximum compensation for your injury claim.

A State Farm injury claims adjuster will be looking for the following documents from you:

Recorded Statement

Once you’ve connected with a State Farm insurance adjuster, you can expect EVERY SINGLE word that comes out of your mouth to be recorded. They will inquire on details surrounding the events that led to your injuries and document your responses to produce your “official statement.” Your recording can and will be carefully dissected to find any gaps in your story that can be used to reduce or outright deny your injury claim. There is rarely any benefit for giving a recorded statement, and it should NEVER be done before speaking with a lawyer.

Medical Release Authorization

This provides documentation to State Farm, allowing them access to your medical records. But not just your current medical records from the accident; they’ll get access to ALL of your medical records since birth! The main concern (which we often see) is that insurance companies will gain ammunition to argue that your injuries are due to a pre-existing condition rather than the accident. They’ve been known to bring up records from years in the past in an effort to avoid paying you. If a State Farm insurance adjuster asks you to sign a medical release or any other type of authorization form — DON’T. Speak to a personal injury claims lawyer to discuss your situation first.

How Does State Farm Determine What My Injury Claim Is Worth?

To determine what your injury claim is worth, State Farm likely uses a combination of human review and computer software. According to the insurance companies, the use of software allows them to be more consistent with their payouts while erasing the possibility of human error or bias. However, it’s often believed that this software enables State Farm and other companies to justify severely underpaying victims.

Regardless if State Farm is reviewing your case by hand or by software, there are many factors they use to determine how much they think your case should be worth:

  • Any injuries that were documented
  • Medical treatment received for the injuries
  • The duration of medical care (how long it takes to recover)
  • Contact information for any medical professionals involved in treatment
  • Average costs for treatments in your area
  • Any costs you sustained from the accident
  • Use of a seatbelt and other safety measures
  • Any other aggravating factors in the case
  • Calculated lost wages
  • How long you may be disabled for and the severity of the disability

If you’ve received an evaluation from State Farm and they’ve determined your case is worth less than what you believe is fair for your claim – you’re in the right place. Reach out to an experienced State Farm injury claim lawyer right away to discuss your case and ensure that State Farm is paying you the maximum amount for your injury claim.

ALWAYS Contact A Lawyer Before Working With State Farm For Your Injury Claim

State Farm, as well as every other insurance company, is a for-profit organization. They are a  business that would no longer exist or be able to serve you if they weren’t generating a profit. It comes as no surprise that their primary goal is to pay you as little as possible or even completely deny an injury claim.

Before providing your State Farm insurance adjuster with any information or signing any forms, you should always contact an injury claim lawyer for guidance. We can take over your claim and start by providing you aggressive representation so that you can focus on your recovery. Our team will help ensure any information provided to State Farm is accurate, in your best interests, and can’t be used against you. If State Farm denies your claim or you believe your payout is insufficient, then we’ll help determine the best course of action to pursue your claim.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is State Farm a good insurance company?

All insurance companies have their pros and cons, but State Farm does consistently rank reasonably high when it comes to customer satisfaction. They do offer multiple discount opportunities, but they also receive more complaints than would be expected for a company their size.

How long does a State Farm injury claim take to settle?

State Farm Injury claims can settle in a matter of weeks or take several years, depending on the claim’s complexity. Cases involving multiple drivers, severe injuries, property damage, etc., can make a claim take much longer to resolve fully.

Should I hire a lawyer for a State Farm injury claim?

An experienced State Farm injury claim lawyer will thoroughly investigate the accident, calculate the costs of your complete recovery, and provide you the aggressive advocacy you need to get what you deserve. Even if you think you may be able to handle a simple injury claim, you should always speak to a lawyer first. It’s free!

Finding The Best Fort Myers State Farm Injury Lawyer

Hiring a Fort Myers State Farm injury lawyer is a decision that should not be taken lightly. An experienced lawyer will be able to thoroughly review and evaluate the details of your particular case to help you make an informed decision on the best way to proceed and get the maximum compensation out of your injury claim. No attorney should ever pretend to know the exact value of your State Farm injury case without first discussing it with you — Viles & Beckman offers 100% FREE consultations. After you choose to retain us, we continue working with you until we win your case.

TOP-RATED FORT MYERS STATE FARM INJURY CLAIM   LAWYER

Viles & Beckman, LLC is a comprehensive, full-service, and aggressive Fort Myers personal injury law firm. Our mission is to maximize our clients’ compensation and achieving the justice they deserve. We do that by leveraging our profound legal experience and the sharply effective strategies we’ve developed during our decades as advocates for the people of Florida.

  • Proudly Serving Florida for 40+ years.
  • Marcus Viles is Board Certified by the Florida Bar.
  • FREE & Confidential Case Reviews.
  • You Pay NOTHING Until We WIN.
  • Never Face Insurance Companies Alone.

If you’ve been in an accident, always call us before speaking with a State Farm insurance adjuster. Objective advice (that’s in your best interests) from an experienced State Farm injury claim lawyer costs you nothing. We are here to serve you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and en Español! We fight with every last breath in our body to defend the rights of people injured in accidents in Florida. We will keep you updated on the status of your State Farm injury claim at all times while explaining the process and what you can expect following an accident. We’ll help you get the most money for your injury claim.

We understand this is a difficult time for you and your family, and we are here to advocate for your rights and hold liable parties accountable. Trust our team to handle your case’s details, including investigating the accident and determining an accurate cost for your COMPLETE recovery. Whether it’s State Farm or another insurance company, you should receive full and fair compensation for your injuries when you file an insurance claim.

Viles & Beckman is determined to get you the compensation you and your family deserve to relieve the financial impact following an accident — Reach out today for help.

Why Hire Us

Over 40 Years of Experience

Over 40 Years of Experience

We have championed injury victims' best interests since 1995, and we wouldn't use or legal abilities any other way.

Board Certified by the Florida Bar

Board Certified by the Florida Bar

Florida recognizes Attorney Marcus W. Viles's reputation for legal excellence. As a result, he upholds this prestigious title.

Free & Confidential Case Reviews

Free & Confidential Case Reviews

A successful case outcome starts with preparation. We sit with every client to grasp the personal injury matters they are dealing with.

You Pay Nothing Unless We Win

You Pay Nothing Unless We Win

Because of the fact that our firm works on a contingency fee basis, our clients don't owe us a dime until we win their case.

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