The amount of time it takes to settle an auto accident claim in South Dakota will depend on a variety of factors. A lawyer will evaluate your case to determine who was negligent, what the extent of your injuries are and what types of compensation (money) you may be entitled to pursue as well as what insurance is available. All of these factors, plus others will impact how long your case may take to resolve.
It’s not uncommon to be concerned about how long it will take to settle an auto accident claim in South Dakota, especially if you have suffered serious injuries. You may be out of work and facing a lot of expenses which require immediate financial help.
South Dakota personal injury claims can be very complicated. Although many are resolved within a year, cases that require a lawsuit or cases that are more complicated may take longer to resolve.