What happens after I file a claim?

Your claim will be sent to the City's Risk Management Office the following business day after the date you filed the claim. In most cases, your claim will be assigned to a claims adjuster to begin an investigation. You will receive a claim acknowledgement by mail, email or telephone call. Possible resolutions are that the City:

1.) Pays a sum of money

2.) Transfers the claim to another party or entity

3.) Denies the claim where there is no evidence of City negligence 

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1. What is a claim for damages?
2. How long do I have to file a claim?
3. I filled out a report when I was involved in an accident; do I still need to file a claim?
4. How do I get a claim form to file against the City of Everett?
5. Should I include other documents with my tort claim form?
6. Where do I file my claim?
7. What happens after I file a claim?
8. How long will the investigation take?
9. Who should I contact about the status of my claim?
10. What if my claim is denied, and I disagree with that outcome?